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Boy scout, 14, dies during 'adventure trip' to Italy

A 14-year-old boy scout from Glasgow has died during an adventure holiday in Italy as he took part in a "canyoning" activity.

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Scout Association 'devastated' about teen's death

The Scout Association said it was "devastated" that a 14-year-old boy had died during a trip to Italy with his scout unit:

The young person was taking part in a holiday to the Aosta Valley in Italy organised by Acorn Adventure, who are a company specialising in adventure-based trips.

We are working with Acorn Adventure to support the family, leaders and other young people involved in this very sad event.

We are devastated that a young person has died and our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of the young person at this time."

– Scout Association statement

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