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Teen seriously injured in at least 60-foot fall at Spitting Caves

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EAST OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

A teen was seriously injured Sunday after falling between 60 and 80 feet at a notorious cliff diving spot in East Oahu.

Officials say the 18-year-old man was taking pictures around 6 p.m. at Spitting Caves with friends when he either misstepped or jumped.

As he plummeted toward the water, he hit a rocky ledge.

Two high schoolers at the scene jumped into action and pulled the victim from the water, according to officials.

Honolulu Fire crews then airlifted the 18-year-old to a field at Kokee Park, where emergency crews began advanced life-saving measures.

The teen was stabilized and transported to the hospital in serious condition. 

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