Teenage boy rescued along MacKenzie Recreation area cliffs

Local News

HONOLULU (KHON2) — A 16-year-old boy was rescued after falling into waters off the Big Island.

Officials say, the boy was fishing along the cliffs of MacKenzie Recreation area when he fell in.

A lifeguard jumped in to try to save him but the currents were too strong.

A rescue chopper helped pull them out.

The boy was taken to the hospital for hypothermia, exhaustion and near-drowning.

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