15-year-old boy dies after falling on camp outing in Pennsylvania

ABC News - 07-16

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A 15-year-old boy fell to his death while rock climbing in Pennsylvania on an outing with his camp, authorities said. The fall happened Monday near the YMCA Deer Valley Camp in Fort Hill in Somerset County, Stephen Limani, a spokesman for state police, told ABC News. The boy, who was not identified, was attending a teen wilderness camp through the YMCA Camp Kon-O-Kwee Spencer in Beaver County.

Jean Shellenberger: so sad!! thoughts and prayers.

Claire Bennefield: yes, so sad. prayers for ALL affected.

Johnny Rotten: boys will be boys. some of us make it, some of us don't. been thru many close calls myself. much respect for those we lost, and much respect those who dare to take the chance. We all gotta go some time, better to go doin something you love. Cup raised.

Rob Vanemon: my prayers go out to his family and friends.

Ana Espola: The teachers or camp coordinators should of kept the possibility of accidents now death in mind when deciding if that area was safe for young teens.

Comments

Debbie Luck - 07-17
only professionals should be guiding those children with rock climbing. done it all my life but I wouldn't take a camp of kids
Susan Reilly - 07-17
oh my gosh that is horrible. prayers for all 🙏🙏🙏
Mizaell Yarro - 07-17
my condolences...i see a lawsuit coming from this
Jamie Counsil - 07-17
wow so sad and scary prayers
Maxter - 07-17
R.I.P.
Kathleen DiGiovanni - 07-17
My thoughts and prayers go out to the family. May he rest in peace.
Michael Reed - 07-16
Prayers to Family and Friends
robert lewis - 07-16
my heart breaks for that young man and his friends and love one's. God bless him and all of you. it's a very sad day when parents have to bury a child. it's just heart breaking and not normal. The children are supposed to bury there parents. again GOD BLESS. My prayers go out to you and your lost
Rob Vanemon - 07-16
my prayers go out to his family and friends.
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BearFoot - 07-16
Sooo sad, prayers for the survivors, ...but...should have had safety ropes,....
Johnny Rotten - 07-16
boys will be boys. some of us make it, some of us don't. been thru many close calls myself. much respect for those we lost, and much respect those who dare to take the chance. We all gotta go some time, better to go doin something you love. Cup raised.
brenda foose - 07-16
so sad prayers to the family
Denise Barber - 07-16
jk but it's sad
Denise Barber - 07-16
I'm his ex
Claire Bennefield - 07-16
yes, so sad. prayers for ALL affected.
Ana Espola - 07-16
The teachers or camp coordinators should of kept the possibility of accidents now death in mind when deciding if that area was safe for young teens.
Jean Shellenberger - 07-16
so sad!! thoughts and prayers.

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