GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4)– An 8-year-old boy’s death on the popular Hanging Lake Trail is apparently an accident.

The child, said to be from the Front Range, tripped and hit his head on a rock while hiking with his family near a waterfall at the top of the trail in Glenwood Canyon.

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Despite CPR attempts, he did not survive.

The boy’s name has not been released. The coroner has not released the official cause of death.


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