PASADENA, Calif. — Dozens of classmates and friends gathered Monday to honor a 17-year old student who died in a fall while hiking in Eaton Canyon.
The deadly fall occurred about 11:27 a.m. Friday in the 2200 block of Pinecrest Drive.
Esther Suen, a senior at Mark Keppel High School, was found dead at the scene of apparent head injuries after falling about 200 feet.
A second hiker, an 18-year-old boy, was airlifted to Huntington Hospital in Pasadena with non-life-threatening injuries.
He reportedly suffered a dislocated shoulder.
Two other hiking companions were not injured.