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Geneva HS grad dies in hiking accident near Lake Placid

A former Geneva man has died following a 60-foot fall while hiking in the North Country, according to reporting from WPTZ-TV.

Gasevan Bekauri, 23, fell off a cliff at Cascade Falls in Keene, which is located near Lake Placid.

His body was found by a passing hiker. An autopsy is being completed, but police do not believe the death was suspicious.

At this point, authorities believe a head injury caused his death.

Bekauri graduated from Geneva High School in 2014.

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