Man dies after falling off cliff in Hilo

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A Big Island man is dead after he fell off a cliff while driving a tractor.

It happened around 11:30 a.m. Wednesday in Hilo.

Police say 25-year-old Jose Luiz Hernandez-Mirandawas operating the tractor on a farmwhen he got too close to the edge of a cliff and fell 12-feet into a stream with the tractor.

He was pronounced dead at the hospital.

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