Tuesday, March 26, 2013

A sad ending to a young life

This beautiful arch in Utah was the place where rope swinging became very popular as a result of a viral You Tube video.

Unfortunately, a 22-year-old plunged to his death there this week, because he miscalculated the amount of rope needed. The Blaze reports

As with any such stunts, there are risks, and now a 22-year-old from Utah was killed trying to perform the same swing through the arch’s opening. Kyle Lee Stocking, of West Jordan, left too much slack in the rope he was using, and it sent him crashing into the sandstone base of Corona Arch near Moab, Grand County sheriff’s officials said. He died Sunday afternoon.

Read more here: http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2013/03/26/22-year-old-suffers-fatal-accident-at-popular-landmark/

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