A West Valley youth broke his leg Sunday when he fell into Doughnut Falls in Big Cottonwood Canyon.

Gary R. Clement, 15, was hiking with his family when the accident occurred, according to Salt Lake County sheriff's deputies. Clement apparently had hiked on ahead of the rest of the family when he fell through the falls. Family members found him about 1:30 p.m. in the creek bed.Clement was air lifted to Pioneer Valley Hospital for treatment.