PACIFIC CITY, Ore. -- New video shows the moment when a group of people knocked over an iconic rock formation on an Oregon beach.
The footage features a group of visitors pushing the structure known as the “Duckbill” until it crumbled to the ground at Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area.
Although the video was just released, the incident happened Aug. 29.
Authorities are now searching for the suspects involved.
Park officials originally said they didn’t think the break was caused by humans, initially believing the sandstone pedestal had fallen over due to age or weather elements.
The formation was roughly seven to 10 feet across and sat behind a fenced area on the outer edge of the bluff.
Park officials say the area is considered very dangerous, having been the site of six deaths in the past two years.
The incident remains under review and criminal charges are being considered.
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