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24-year-old injured in climbing accident at Ogden Canyon

Published September 17, 2012 6:06 pm

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A 24-year-old climber was injured Monday afternoon after falling 20 feet and then rolling another 60 feet near the mouth of Ogden Canyon.

The Weber County Sheriff's Office said the person was climbing near the top of a cliff when he fell.

The climber suffered head injuries, two broken ankles and was transported to McKay-Dee Hospital for treatment.

He was expected to survive.

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