Teenage hiker dies after falling at St. Charles County park

Published: Aug. 9, 2022 at 3:25 PM CDT|Updated: Aug. 9, 2022 at 4:58 PM CDT
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ST. CHARLES COUNTY, Mo. (KMOV) - A teenager died at Klondike Park in St. Charles County Tuesday, EMS officials told News 4.

Officers were called to park in Defiance around 12:30 p.m. Police tell News 4 that two teens were hiking in a restricted area near a cliff overlooking the Katy Trail and Missouri River when one of the teens, a 17-year-old boy, lost his footing and fell.

The 17-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene.