Child dies in hiking accident at Hanging Lake

Jun 13, 2017

UPDATE June 14, 2017: The 8-year-old boy's name was released by the Garfield County Coroner's office today. His name was Noah Ragon; he was a resident of Highlands Ranch, CO.

An 8-year-old boy died while hiking at Hanging Lake near Glenwood Springs on Monday. The boy was reportedly walking across some rocks near a waterfall when he slipped, fell and hit his head on a rock.

The boy was with his parents and sibling. The family is from the Front Range. They asked the boy’s name not be released until the extended family is told of his death.