Teenager Who Fell From Cliff Sent To Hospital
July 27, 2011, 2:31 PM
DAKOTA POINT, SD -
The Pennington County Sheriff's Office says a 17-year-old male is in critical condition Wednesday
afternoon after falling from a cliff into water at Sheridan Lake.
A news release says deputies were called to the area of Dakota Point, near Sheridan lake, around 11:35 Tuesday night.
The investigation shows the male was with a group of friends who were cliff jumping into the lake. The victim reportedly slipped and fell down the cliff into the water. He was taken to Regional Hospital.
Alcohol was present at the scene but it's not clear if it was a factor in the fall.
The Sheriff's Office is investigating the incident.
This article has been revised to reflect the following correction:
An extraneous time reference was removed.
© 2011 KELOLAND TV. All Rights Reserved.
4/22/2015 9:39 AM
The South Dakota Highway Patrol said a Concrete Materials truck left the road for unknown reasons.
4/27/2015 6:45 AM
The plane carrying the pilot and three cattlemen returning from Hereford, Texas to Gettysburg crashed one year ago today.
4/24/2015 11:30 AM
Loren Anthony is one of nearly a dozen actors who walked off Adam Sandler's "Ridiculous Six" movie set on Thursday, which is filming in ...
4/27/2015 11:16 AM
After searching the vehicle, police found a backpack with 41.9 grams of marijuana with bags, scales, 2 pills of Hydrocodone, and a bottle of alcohol.
4/23/2015 11:08 AM
Rape charges have been dismissed against a teacher and former Canton city council member.