Man dies after falling from cliff along Boulder area highway

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DENVER | Authorities say a 70-year-old man has died after falling off a cliff along a Colorado highway.

The Boulder County sheriff’s office said the man died along a stretch of Highway 7 near Allenspark.

The man and his wife had stopped for a break and he stepped away from their vehicle. When he didn’t return after about 20 minutes she began to search for him.

He was found at the bottom of a drop-off about 25 or 30 feet high.

No foul play was suspected.