WEBSTER, N.Y. -- The 79-year-old man who apparently drove his lawnmower off a cliff Sunday is being identified by his family as Robert Sherelis.

Sherelis fell down a 30-foot cliff while on his riding lawnmower, according to police. He was found by his family around 6 p.m.

Police saidretrieving the body and investigating the incident have been difficult because of the size of the embankment.