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Short fall at Starved Rock sends teen to IVCH

Posted by wlpo on May 28, 2015

A teenager was hurt after a short fall at Starved Rock State Park.

Utica paramedics were called out to the Wildcat Canyon area Wednesday afternoon for an 18-year-old boy who fell about 10 feet. Utica Fire Chief Ben Brown says the teen was in the back of the waterfall at Wildcat Canyon when he fell.

The teen was taken to Illinois Valley Community Hospital with minor injuries. Brown says he’s from La Salle County.

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