Teen injured in fall from cliff at a Missouri State Forest
HIGHLANDVILLE - Authorities say a teenager is recovering after falling 60 to 70 feet from a cliff at Busiek State Forest in southwestern Missouri.
The Springfield News-Leader reports that the victim was flown by helicopter to a hospital after the fall about 7:30 p.m. Monday.
Christian County Sheriff's Lt. James Lofton says the teen was hiking near the park's quarry when she lost her footing and tumbled to a ledge.
Lofton says the teen is recovering from her injuries, though he did not immediately know her condition.
The victim's name has not been released.