BRADLEY, Ill. (CBS) — The Kankakee County sheriff’s office says the death of a Cub scout who fell on a hike Saturday appears to be a tragic accident.

It happened late Saturday afternoon at Perry Farm Park along the Kankakee River in Bradley. A Cub Scout troop was out for a hike when 9-year-old Aiden DiTola fell, Sheriff’s Chief Deputy Ken McCabe said.

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“There are witnesses who saw it happen. There’s no question as to whether there was foul play. There’s no indication of that whatsoever,” McCabe said. “It looks like a tragic accident, where the young person slipped and fell and struck his head on the way down and struck it when he got to the bottom of the ravine.”

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McCabe said the boy fell about 15 feet Saturday. He was pronounced dead on Sunday afternoon.

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