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Child rescued from Beaver Creek

Tamara Miller
Vail CO, Colorado
Special to the Daily/Eagle County Sheriff's OfficeA child was rescued off Beaver Creek Mountain Wednesday after he was hit in the head by a rock while hiking.
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BEAVER CREEK ” A young child was rescued off Beaver Creek Mountain Wednesday after being hit by a rock in the back of the head while hiking, authorities said.

The child was hiking with a group of children and some adults, who were not family members, near the Beaver Creek golf course when a dislodged rock struck him on the head, said Shannon Cordingly with the Sheriff’s Office.

Rescuers had to cross a beaver dam to get to the child, Cordingly said



A call to 911 was placed just before 3 p.m. Wednesday and the child was reuninted with their mother within 90 minutes of the 911 call.


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