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Student dies after jumping into water at Angeles National Forest

Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Emergency officials gather at Angeles National Forest near Hermit Falls, where a student hiker died after jumping into a pool of water on Monday, Nov. 11, 2013.

Emergency officials gather at Angeles National Forest near Hermit Falls, where a student hiker died after jumping into a pool of water on Monday, Nov. 11, 2013. (KABC Photo)

A college student was killed after taking a deadly leap in the Angeles National Forest north of Arcadia at Hermit Falls.

The young man was among a group of friends who went hiking on Monday and decided to jump into a pool of water.

Investigators say the student was the sixth person to jump, but when he surfaced he was unconscious.

His friends immediately began CPR, but he died after being airlifted to a hospital. The student's name has not been released.

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