RENO, Nev. (AP) — Authorities have recognized an expert cliff and bridge leaper from Nevada As a Outcome of the 23-yr-previous man who died after he leaped off a bridge in Northern California whereas pals have been filming the stunt final week.
Don Taylor Gorum of Sparks was pronounced lifeless Wednesday under the Lake Britton Bridge about 60 miles (96 kilometers) northeast of Redding, the Shasta County sheriff’s office said.
Deputies found Gorum had leaped off bridges and cliffs earlier than, and was being filmed by A gaggle of pals that day.
“The video confirmed the sufferer leap off the bridge and try a flipping maneuver earlier than touchdown awkwardly Inside the water,” the sheriff’s office said.
Gorum was a member of the Silver State Hotshots stopping wildfires since 2017, Based mostly on a Gofundme website organized for his memorial. It said he died doing what he liked.
The 60-foot-extreme (18 meters) bridge shut to Burney Acknowledged As a Outcome of the “Stand By Me” bridge Because it was featured Inside the 1986 film that confirmed 4 boys working from a practice on the bridge.
Sheriff’s deputies and a California Freeway Patrol helicopter responded after Gorum’s girlfriend contacted deputies at 4:13 p.m. Wednesday.
A dive group found his physique found that Evening time in about 37 ft (11 meters) of water.