Fatal Accident Summaries|
April 9, 2008
Boy is killed after playing at rock quarry
A 5-year-old boy died after he slipped while playing on a slope at a rock quarry. According to the Deschutes County Sheriff's Office, the boy and his 10-year-old brother were playing near a rock quarry. Family members were conducting business nearby. The two boys tried to climb down a slope comprised of boulders, rocks and cinders. The younger boy fell a short distance and hit a large boulder.
Sheriff investigators investigated determined the death was the result of a tragic accident.