Teen Injured in Fall from Maquoketa Caves Bluff

MAQUOKETA, Iowa - A 14-year-old Illinois boy is in the hospital recovering from injuries suffered in a fall at the Maquoketa Caves State Park.

The Jackson County Sheriff's office said in happened shortly after 11 Saturday morning. Authorities said the teen fell about 40 feet from a bluff at the park.

The sheriff's office said Maquoketa Fire and Rescue, Jackson County Regional Health Center Ambulance and Iowa Department of Natural Resources assisted at the scene.
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