What started as a sight seeing adventure for a Spokane couple turned into tragedy when the 25 year old man attempting to take a selfing lost his footing on a cliff and fell into the Palouse river above Palouse falls and is presumed deceased.

A press release from the Franklin County Sheriffs Department stated they received a call for help at 2:30 p.m. for a man who fell into the river just above the famous water fall. The man's girlfriend stated they were hiking around the falls when he was attempting to take a selfie and slipped and fell. Deputies searched the area and have since launched dive rescue and are now calling this a recovery effort the young man is presumed deceased.