Man Injured Diving Off Cliff Into Blue Lake

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — A 24-year-old man is recovering after he was injured diving off a cliff into Blue Lake in the Indian Peaks Wilderness in Boulder County.

The Boulder County Sheriff’s Office identified the man as John Collins. His hometown was not released.

Deputies say the man injured his back on Sunday when he hit the water but was able to make it to shore. However, he was not able hike out of the wilderness area.

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