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Teenager dies after fall from ledge near North Bend

March 3, 2018

NORTH BEND, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a 16-year-old boy died after falling from Rattlesnake Ledge in western Washington state.

Eastside Fire & Rescue tells The Seattle Times that the teenager was hiking with three others Saturday morning when he slipped from a rocky ledge while taking a picture.

Eastside Fire Captain Steve Westlake says the drop from the top of the popular area is about 100 to 200 feet.

The boy’s name hasn’t been released.

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Information from: The Seattle Times, http://www.seattletimes.com

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