Climber falls to death near Coulee City

Published On: Jan 30 2013 12:54:39 PM PST   Updated On: Jan 14 2013 12:53:09 PM PST

An ice climber who died in a fall Sunday near Coulee City has been identified by the Grant County coroner as 60-year-old Robert Andrew Prosser of Edmonds.

Coroner Craig Morrison told The Seattle Times Prosser and a friend were at a canyon popular with ice climbers, but it's not clear Prosser was on an icy surface when he fell about 150 feet.

He died at the scene of head and chest injuries.