The Associated Press
CIMARRON — New Mexico State Police say a Boy Scout on a camping trip with his troop has died after he and three other teens were swept away in a flash flood.
Sgt. Chad Pierce says eight Boy Scouts, three adult crew leaders and a scout ranger were on a 12-day trek at the Philmont Scout Ranch on Saturday when the flooding hit.
Pierce says at about 4:30 a.m., floodwaters came through the canyon where they were camping and swept away four boys, all between ages 14 and 17.
Ranch employees rescued three.