PLUM (KDKA) — A 9-year-old child fell from a ski lift at Boyce Park on Sunday morning.READ MORE: Legalizing Marijuana In Pennsylvania Gets First Republican Sponsor
It happened around 1:15 p.m.READ MORE: TSA Looking To Hire Thousands Of New Security Officers
According to officials, the child was bending over to try to get his foot into his snowboard when he fell about 15 feet to the ground.
He was conscious and alert after the fall. Officials say he didn’t want to leave the park and wanted to continue to snowboard, but he was sent to the hospital as a precaution.MORE NEWS: Beaver County Prescription Drug Takeback Boxes Collected More Than 500 Pounds In January
Operations at the park continued as usual.