Man dies after 40-foot fall from climbing trail near North Bend

NORTH BEND, Wash. -- A man died after falling about 40 feet Wednesday at a popular hiking and climbing area near North Bend.

According to the King County Sheriff's Office, a search-and-rescue team was called to the report of a 22-year-old man who had fallen off the trail at Little Si.

Eastside Fire & Rescue said they found the man's body about a mile from the trailhead.

Deputies said the man had fallen about 40 feet from the British Aisles climbing area.

No further details have been released. The sheriff's office is investigating.