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WATERLOO (KWWL) -

Lamar Fox, 20, of Randalia is dead following a climbing accident, according to The Telegraph of  Calcutta, India.

Fox was traveling with a tourist visa on a mission trip. 

Authorities say he died September 9th.

According to The Telegraph, around 4 p.m. on Friday, Fox and his friend, Ethan Phelps, 20, arrived near Ganesh Jhora from Siliguri on a scooter.

The youths got off the two-wheeler and decided to climb up a rocky stream, around 300m from the Coronation Bridge.

A police source said after talking to Ethan, they suspect while going up, he slipped and fell and hit a rock after which, he lost consciousness.

(Photo Courtesy of Kundan Yolmo)

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