A Carson City man has been identified as the victim of a fatal rock climbing accident, according to a news release from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office.
Tristan Jon-Robert Lynn, 22, died
when a large rock fell on him, the release said.
On May 9, deputies and
emergency medical personnel were dispatched to a remote area near Singas Creek
in Paradise Valley, Humboldt County in regards to rock climbing accident.
Personnel hiked approximately
four miles up steep, rugged terrain to reach Lynn. After a lengthy rescue, Lynn
was transported via helicopter to the Humboldt General Hospital where he
succumbed to his injuries.
The investigation revealed Lynn
and two friends from the Reno area arrived at the Singas Creek trail head on
the afternoon of May 8 and set up camp.
On the morning of May 9, the
group set out hiking and at a point decided to leave the trail and hike to the
summit. The group came across a large rock formation which Lynn began
Near the top of the formation, a large rock dislodged as Lynn gripped it and both fell approximately 25 feet with the rock landing on top of the decedent.
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