Family Mourns After 7-Year-Old Boy Dies In Fall While Hiking

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4) – A Colorado Springs family is mourning the death of a 7-year-old boy.

Kaivion Eleby fell while hiking with his stepdad on Friday.

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Firefighters attempted a high angle rescue but it was too late.

On Saturday afternoon the child’s family gathered to honor his short life.

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“I’m just in disbelief that Kaivion is not here. He was such an amazing kid. He was full of life. He loved everybody. He was just a kind soul and I don’t know what my life is going to be like without him,” said Anayah Cooper, Kaivion’s aunt.

Police are investigating the fall as an accident.

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