News

Teen boy dies after hiking fall at Mount Pilchuck

Teen boy dies after hiking fall at Mount Pilchuck

Photo: clipart.com

AP News

SEATTLE, Wash. –¬†Authorities say a 15-year-old Lynnwood boy died after falling during a hike in Mount Pilchuck.

King 5 reports that the boy was on the Lake 22 trail when he fell.

The teen’s friends called 911 around 7:45 p.m. Saturday to report their friend had fallen and they couldn’t see him.

A crew in a helicopter spotted the teen but by the time a ground rescue reached him, he was dead.

His body was retrieved Sunday morning.

The teen was hiking with his brother and friends.

Recent Headlines

2 hours ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: May 27

sinatra

A look at the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

14 hours ago in Viral Videos

WATCH: This slow-mo capture of a lightning strike is like fire falling from the sky

15-overlay-15

This wicked weather was recorded at 7000 frames per second. Mother Nature is truly breathtaking.

14 hours ago in Music, Viral Videos

Blake Shelton finally tries sushi

20-overlay-11

Jimmy Fallon takes "The Voice" judge out for a little dinner and a chance to broaden his horizons.

16 hours ago in Entertainment

REVIEW: ‘Alice Through the Looking Glass’ is a totally pointless, boring sequel

17-overlay-3

Not even Johnny Depp - reliable as ever inside a fright wig and exaggerated make up - can save this sequel.

20 hours ago in Entertainment

Stage is set for toughest National Spelling Bee ever

11-overlay-15

The final day of the Scripps National Spelling Bee could feature the most difficult words ever used in the competition.