Teenager dies after swimming at Yorkshire waterfall

Boy, 19, got into difficulty at Wain Wath


A teenage boy has died after diving into a North Yorkshire beauty spot.

The 19-year-old was swimming at a waterfall near Keld in Swaledale on Friday when he got into difficulty.

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Emergency workers were called to Wain Wath after receiving reports of four people getting into difficulties, the BBC reports.

The teenager was airlifted to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

A spokesperson for North Yorkshire Police told the Daily Mail: "There are not believed to be any suspicious circumstances, and a report will be prepared for the coroner."

Wain Wath is a popular wild swimming spot and has a drop of 1.5 metres.