• Matt Esnayra

Officials identified the man who fell to his death off a cliff in Palos Verdes Estates

Screengrab of video footage from Fox 11

The Los Angeles County Coroner's office identified the man who died after falling 300 ft to the sandy shore of Palos Verdes Estates as 25-year-old Jerardo Huitzil.

  • Two of the victims were hospitalized and remain in critical condition, per Fox 11.

  • One victim, Vincent Avila, was able to seek help while being injured. All three remaining victims are expected to survive, per NBC LA.

Previously reported:

One person died, and three others suffered injuries after falling off a cliff in Palo Verdes Estates early Monday morning, per multiple reports.


The incident happened around 4:30 a.m near the area of Paseo Del Mar and Avon Road, involving four people who fell about 300 plus feet to the shore below, according to the Los Angeles County Fire officials.

  • Three people were airlifted to nearby hospitals for medical attention.

  • It is unknown how the incident occurred.

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