Climber who tumbled to death was Colorado Springs man |

Climber who tumbled to death was Colorado Springs man

The climber who fell 800 feet to his death while ascending North Maroon Peak Saturday has been identified as a 34 year-old Colorado Springs man, Derek Kelley.

Kelley fell when a boulder came loose, according to Eric Hansen, Pitkin County deputy coroner.

His death was caused by traumatic brain injury.

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