Boy Survives Ride Over 35-Foot Waterfall

5-year-old rescued by National Guardsmen

Mar 20, 2012
Outside Magazine

A 5-year-old boy survived a 35-foot drop over the edge of waterfall in Mohican State Park, Ohio, on Saturday. Colton Stanford was walking with his family when he strayed toward the edge of Big Lyons Falls and toppled in. Two nearby Ohio National Guardsmen rescued the boy from the water, and he was released from the hospital with minor injuries. The park manager said this was the first major fall of the season. Four people went over the falls last year.

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