Teen hurt in accident at Lake Vesuvius

Published 10:38 am Tuesday, May 31, 2011

PEDRO — A 14-year-old boy was injured on Memorial Day at Lake Vesuvius, according to Ironton ranger Tim Slone.

“One of my employees was there and a young boy fell off the rocks,” Slone said. “We don’t know if he slipped or jumped.”

The boy was conscious after the fall, but was in pain from a back injury, Slone said.

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Tom Eaches, recreation supervisor, responded to the event. The boy was taken by helicopter to Cabell Huntington Hospital. No other information was available at presstime.