Wyoming Teen Dies in Rock Climbing Accident
Laramie, Wy – An 18-year-old Cheyenne man died after
falling about 40 feet from a rock he was climbing at the Vedauwoo recreation area in Albany County.
Police say David Hinkley suffered severe head and body trauma in the fall on Saturday, although the exact cause of death has not been determined.
Authorities say Hinkley had been climbing with a friend in the Eagle Rock Area without technical or safety equipment.
Police were called about 8:45 p-m. Saturday. The incident remained under investigation Sunday.