Identity of 15-year-old hiker who suffered fatal fall released

adamContact: Sgt. Susan Poulsen, PIO Date: 9/3/2013

On August 31, 2013 at 1925 hours, the Davis County Sheriff’s Office was advised that a hiker had fallen approximately 50 feet. The victim was reportedly a 15-year-old male who suffered severe traumatic injuries, including to his head. The victim was hoisted up by medical helicopter and was then flown to the hospital where he later died from his injuries. The victim is identified as 15-year-old Adam Patrick McBride, of Washington Terrace.
The family of the 15-year-old male who fell to his death on August 31st would like to issue a statement to the public regarding this incident. Their statement is as follows:

“Adam Patrick McBride was taken from us much too early in a tragic hiking accident over the weekend. Adam had a huge heart and a special smile that affected everyone he came in contact with. He will be deeply missed by his family and friends. The family would like to thank the Davis County Sheriffs, search and rescue, life flight, and all of the EMT’s and everyone at Primary Children’s for all of their efforts to try and save Adam. The family would also like to give a special thanks to the unknown woman who gave Adam CPR until emergency personnel arrived.”

Viewings will be held Thursday from 6-8 pm and Friday from 12:30 until 1:30 pm at Lindquist Mortuaries 3408 Washington Blvd. in Ogden.
“Adam, you are our hero and our sunshine.”

Donations to the family can be made at any Wells Fargo in the name of Adam McBride of Washington Terrace.



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