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Teen boy falls 80 feet off north shore cliff into ocean, transported to Maui Memorial

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A 16-year-old male fell 80 feet into the ocean and was transported to Maui’s main hospital with critical injuries around noon Saturday in Kailua off the north shore, according to a Maui Fire Department news release today. 

The teen suffered possible spinal injuries. 

After the call at 12:18 p.m. Saturday, fire crews arrived on scene, and Air 1 quickly located the victim on the rocky shoreline.  

Rescue 10 personnel extracted the victim and flew him to a landing zone mauka of Hana Highway.

He was then loaded into the Maui Medevac air unit and flown to Maui Memorial Medical Center with critical injuries, the release said. 

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