2-year-old dies after falling from cliff in Sedona

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SEDONA, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -

A 2-year-old died Saturday afternoon after falling down a cliff in Sedona.

At approximately 2 p.m., Coconino County sheriff’s deputies, the Sedona Police Department, U.S. Forest Service and Sedona Fire District responded to Midgley Bridge for a report of a 2-year-old child who fell down a cliff.

The child fell an estimated 50-60 feet down a cliff along the Midgley Bridge Trail.  

Sedona Fire personnel rappelled down the cliff and found the child deceased.

The family of the child is on vacation visiting the area from Omaha, Nebraska. 

The case remains under investigation by the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office and Coconino County Medical Examiner’s Office.

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