18 Man Dies After Falling From Maryland Heights

He fell while hiking with a friend Friday.

Sandy Hook, Md. (DG) – An 18 year-old man fell to his death on Friday while hiking in Washington County.

The accident happened at around 2:30 PM while the young man was standing on top of the Maryland Heights overlook.

Authorities say the man was hiking along an edge of a cliff at Maryland Heights when he fell. He was with a friend when the accident happened.

His body has been taken to the Chief Medical Examiner’s Office in Baltimore for an autopsy.