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Teen hiker dies after fall in Adam's Canyon

Published: Sunday, Sept. 1 2013 6:05 p.m. MDT

A 15-year-old boy who fell Saturday in Adams Canyon has passed away due to his injuries. (Shutterstock) A 15-year-old boy who fell Saturday in Adams Canyon has passed away due to his injuries. (Shutterstock)

LAYTON — A 15-year-old has died one day after falling while hiking in Adam's Canyon, according Davis County Undersheriff Brent Peters.

The boy, whose identity was not released by police, was hiking in the canyon with a group of five friends Saturday evening. Peters said the teen was exploring an area near a waterfall when he slipped and fell approximately 80 feet.

The teen was transported by helicopter to Primary Children's Medical Center with injuries to his head and ribs.

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