Teen hospitalized after 40 foot fall at John Bryan State Park

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GREENE COUNTY, Ohio (WDTN) — A teen is in the hospital, after falling nearly 40 feet while hiking at a park in Greene County.

Firefighters and deputies were called to John Bryan State Park around 9 p.m. Sunday on reports of a hiker that was missing.

Authorities say crews arrived at the scene and learned someone had fallen off a cliff.

Investigators say a group of friends were on the man-made trails at the park when one of the teens slipped and fell nearly 40 feet.

CareFlight took the hiker to Miami Valley Hospital. Authorities have not released the hiker’s condition.

Investigators are still working to learn how the victim fell from the cliff. They believe the fall was accidental.

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