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Posted on: January 26, 2015

[ARCHIVED] 15 Year-Old Dies in Private Zip-Line Accident

Forest Lakes, AZ – On Saturday January 24, 2015 at around 10:20 am, the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call regarding a 15 year-old male who was involved in an accident while using a zip-line at a private residence in the Forest Lakes Community. The boy, who is from the greater Phoenix area, was participating in a Boy Scout Troop activity at the residence when the accident occurred. The boy succumbed to injuries sustained from head trauma. The victim was transported to the Payson Medical Center where he was subsequently pronounced dead. Coconino County Sheriff’s Detectives and the Gila County Medical Examiner will continue this investigation.

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Media Contact: Gerry Blair, Coconino County Sheriff's Office, 928-226-5089

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