SEVERE WX: Winter Storm Warning - High Wind Watch - Flood Watch View Alerts
STREAMING NOW: Watch Now

Authorities Identify Fallen Teen from Boy Scouts Camping Trip

The fall occurred above Middle Rosary Lake, east of the Willamette Ski Area in northern Klamath County during a Boy Scouts expedition.

Posted: Oct. 15, 2018 1:38 PM
Updated: Oct. 15, 2018 2:30 PM

KLAMATH COUNTY, Ore. —

UPDATE: The Klamath County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) has identified the teen killed in a fall on a Boy Scout expedition over the weekend.

The victim was 16-year-old Nolan Grant Henderson of Corvallis. KCSO said that they notified Henderson's family of his death early Saturday evening. The family then authorized authorities to release the teen's name on Monday.

Henderson fell from a steep embankment overlooking Middle Rosary Lake east of the Willamette Ski Area on Saturday, according to KCSO.

(Updated 10/15/18 at 1:35 p.m.)


INITIAL REPORT: A 16-year-old boy is dead and another injured after a fall on a Boy Scout Troop camping trip. The troop is from Corvallis. Authorities got the call on Saturday that two boys had been seriously injured from a fall in the remote area of Middle Rosary Lake in Northern Klamath County. Initial reports said the boys fell from a peak near the lake.

First responders and an Army National Guard helicopter medical team arrived and found the 16-year-old boy was already dead. They were able to rescue the other injured teen but his condition is not known. The remaining scouts hiked out of the area and Klamath County Search and Rescue members hiked into the peak near the lake to investigate. They are still on scene this morning. 

The name of the fall victims has not been released at this time. 

This is a developing story. 

Article Comments

Medford
Overcast
37° wxIcon
Hi: 47° Lo: 39°
Feels Like: 37°
Brookings
Overcast
42° wxIcon
Hi: 48° Lo: 45°
Feels Like: 38°
Crater Lake
Overcast
32° wxIcon
Hi: 38° Lo: 32°
Feels Like: 27°
Grants Pass
Overcast
39° wxIcon
Hi: 49° Lo: 41°
Feels Like: 39°
Klamath Falls
Overcast
32° wxIcon
Hi: 40° Lo: 29°
Feels Like: 27°
Wet Weekend
KDRV Radar
KDRV Fire Danger
KDRV Weather Cam

Latest Video

Image

VIDEO FORECAST: Rain & Snow Return

Image

VIDEO FORECAST: Wet Weekend

Image

Britt Fest Nominated to National Historic Register

Image

Talent Bee City USA Looking For Volunteers

Image

Daily J! - Market Watch

Image

Justice for Jarred

Image

The Pledge: Kids Unlimited, Medford

Image

Frigid Start, Dry and Cool Afternoon

Image

Being Close To Family is the Main Reason Dr. Shumate is Relocating

Image

Death, Injuries and Near-Misses Reported on an Icy Stretch of I-5

Community Events