WYOMING COUNTY (WKBW) - New York State Trooper Ross Riley died Wednesday afternoon after falling into the gorge at Letchworth State Park.
The State Police Special Operation Response Team was conducting a training exercise at the gorge when Riley fell.
Officials say Riley was not wearing a harness at the time of the fall.
The first emergency call came out around 1:30 Wednesday afternoon. Riley is a 17 year veteran of the New York State Police. The 44-year old is survived by his wife and three daughters.
Police are still investigating the accident and how Trooper Riley fell.