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College Student On A Hike Dies After Jumping From Rocks Into Water
A hiker was killed after plunging from some rocks into a pool of water in the Angeles National Forest Monday.
The hiker was with a group of 12 other college students near "Hermit Flats" (some commenters pointed out the Sheriff's Department likely meant "Hermit Falls.") Five of the students jumped from the rocks into the water without any problem. It was the sixth student to jump who lost his life, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.
He resurfaced after the jump but seemed to be unconscious. Some of his fellow hikers performed CPR on him, while others called 9-1-1. The victim was airlifted to Huntington Memorial Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.
His name or age haven't been released.
UPDATE 11/14: The victim was identified as Kevin La, 19, of Monterey Park who went to Cal State Fullerton, the coroner's office told City News Service. His death is being investigated as an accident.
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