Illinois teen recovering after 100-foot fall from cliff - KMOV.com

Illinois teen recovering after 100-foot fall from cliff

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VALMEYER, Ill. (KMOV) – An 18-year-old was seriously injured after he fell down a cliff.

The teen fell while trying to take a picture during a hiking trip with a group of friends at the Salt Lick Point Reserve in Valmeyer, Illinois on Monday.

Authorities say the ground beneath the trail gave way and the teen fell an estimated 100 feet. He suffered serious injuries to the head, leg and arm.

A medical helicopter transported the victim to Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center.

The teen's name has not been released.

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