LAKE ELSINORE ( — Authorities on Saturday released the identity of a hiker who fell to his death while rock climbing in the foothills north of Rancho Cucamonga.

The deceased, identified as 19-year-old Jacob Daniel Hernandez, was pronounced dead at the scene on Tuesday afternoon.

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Authorities say Hernandez had been hiking and rock climbing with his cousin when he fell about 75 feet.

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The apparent accident occurred in Cucamonga Canyon near Sapphire Falls.

An autopsy is expected to be conducted to determine the exact cause of death.

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