US man dies falling from Mount Batur

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Robert S Evan, a 70-year-old US citizen from California, fell to his death whe
Guides and rescue team evacuating the body of Robert S Evan from Mount Batur. (Source: JPNN)

Bali, IO – Robert S Evan, a 70-year-old US citizen from California, fell to his death when climbing Mount Batur, Bali, Sunday (8/5).

Bangli Police public relations head First Inspector (Iptu) Wayan Sarta, said the victim fell when he was about to come down from the 1,717-meter-high mountain.

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Robert went on a hiking trip with several other tourists accompanied by a guide at around 03.30 Central Indonesian Time (WITA). “The group reached the peak at around 05.30 WITA,” Wayan told Inews on Monday (9/5).