Authorities investigating death of teen in Concrete

CONCRETE — Authorities in Skagit County are investigating the death of a 17-year-old boy who fell off a cliff near Concrete.

Deputies and medical responders called to an abandoned gravel pit Friday night found the Skagit County teen at the base of a cliff leading from the gravel pit to Lake Shannon.

The Sheriff’s office on Saturday said there had been a large gathering at the gravel pit and alcohol may have been involved.

Investigators believe the death was accidental.

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