Two men fall off cliff while playing Pokemon Go

San Diego residents brush with death while playing Pokemon Go, fall off cliff.

Published Thu, Jul 14 2016 6:04 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:59 AM CST

Two San Diego, California men fell off a cliff today while playing mobile hit Pokemon Go. Both in their early 20s, they were crossing a fenced area to get to the cliff in the Encinitas area when one fell between 75 to 100 feet, while the other fell 50 feet and was found unconscious by firemen.

Two men fall off cliff while playing Pokemon Go |

Both were taken to area trauma centers, suffering moderate injuries, according to Battalion Chief Robbie Ford of the Encinitas Fire Department.

"I think people just need to realize this is a game," Eaton said. "It's not worth your life. No game is worth your life."


Sean has a background in journalism, and has been using that to write about gaming and tech since 2008 - first for Neoseeker, then Rage3D, and now, TweakTown. As News Editor, Sean's job is to supply regular stories on the latest happenings in the tech world. He also writes tweak guides to help you get the most out of your PC games and hardware.

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