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Boy falls 60 feet at southwest Utah water fall, officials say

Published May 15, 2013 5:47 pm

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A teenager fell about 60 feet into a canyon at Kanarraville Falls just before 2 p.m. Wednesday, according to the Iron County Sheriff's Office.

Early reports indicated the victim is a 16-year-old boy. Dispatchers did not know the extent of his injuries.

Sheriff's deputies, firefighters, paramedics and a medical helicopter were called to the scene as authorities worked to determine exactly what happened at the falls.

No further information was immediately available. An investigation is underway.

Kanarraville Falls is located 16 miles southwest of Cedar City and is outside the town of Kanarraville.

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