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22-year-old man slips and dies at Rocks State Park in Harford County

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Posted at 1:27 PM, Feb 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-17 18:38:38-05

JARRETTSVILLE, Md. (WMAR) — Maryland Natural Resources Police say a person died Monday morning at Rocks State Park in Jarrettsville.

On Monday at about 10:41 a.m., officers responded to Rocks State Park, King and Queen Seat in reference to an injured person.

When police arrived, they found 22-year-old Joseph Buxton from Savage, MD dead on scene.

According to police, Buxton had climbed out onto the rocks, lost his footing and fell off the rocks. The victim was transported to the medical examiner’s office for an autopsy.

This is a developing story. WMAR-2 News will provide updates as they become available.