Grainger teen dies in fall from cliff

Grainger teen dies in fall from cliff


BLAINE (WATE) - A teenage boy fell 40 feet to his death Sunday afternoon in Blaine.

Dustin Michael Dalton, 14, a resident of Graham Road, died in the fall from a cliff on Indian Ridge Road.

Grainger County authorities say Dalton fell onto a rocky area.

Deputies and medical crews attempted resuscitate him, but he was pronounced dead on arrival at UT Medical Center.

According to the Grainger County Sheriff's Office, Dalton died from a traumatic head injury.

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