Trespasser Dies In Fall At Central Texas Archaeological Site

AUSTIN (April 3, 2014) A suspected trespasser at a Central Texas archaeological site died after falling about 60 feet into a ravine while a game warden was chasing him.

The incident happened Wednesday in an area not accessible to the public, Texas Parks & Wildlife Department spokesman Mike Cox said

Another man was detained and faces possible charges including trespassing.

Cox said the two men were found at the site, which has yielded Native American items.

One fled, but ended up falling into the ravine.

The injured man taken transported to an Austin hospital, where he later died.

The area is part of an 80-acre site called the Lancaster Tract that's owned by the City of Austin.

The men were not immediately identified.


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