Man 'trying to take selfie' falls to his death at popular WA tourist spot

A man has plunged to his death after falling off rocks into the ocean at The Gap near Albany, when he got close to the edge trying to take a picture.

The incident happened about 3:00pm on Thursday at the cliffs, which tower 40 metres above the sea in some areas.

A number of other visitors are believed to have witnessed the fall.

His body was recovered from the water.

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