DALY CITY, Calif. — Authorities in Northern California say they have airlifted a body from the bottom of a 492-foot cliff at a beach in Daly City and rescued a dog found on the cliff.

KGO-TV reports San Mateo County fire officials found the body Monday morning at the bottom of the cliff below Palisades Park.

Rescuers helped the dog get back up the cliff, where he was turned over to a friend or family member of the victim.

The park is popular with hikers and dog walkers.

Information from: KGO-TV.

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