Death Of Ryan Hyon Declared An Accident

October 20, 2011 Updated Oct 20, 2011 at 5:19 PM EDT

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Death Of Ryan Hyon Declared An Accident

October 20, 2011 Updated Oct 20, 2011 at 5:19 PM EDT

CHEEKTOWAGA, NY ( release ) Cheektowaga Police have released their findings in the death of Ryan Hyon, the 18 year old whose body was discovered in the creak bed of Cayuga Creek on October 10th.

It has been determined that Ryan Hyon died from a fall from the tree that he was found beneath.

The Erie County Medical Examiners Office ruled that the cause of death was multiple injuries due to a fall, and that the manner in which he died was accidental.

Cheektowaga Police have recovered a tree limb whose fracture match fits a branch high up in the tree that Ryan was found under. The limb was found next to Ryan partially covering his body.

Detectives have determined that Ryan fell approximately 65 feet to his death.