Waupun Teen Seriously Injured In Fall At Oakfield Ledge

(Oakfield) A Waupun teen was seriously injured after he fell from a ledge at a nature preserve in Fond du Lac County Friday evening. The incident occurred at the Oakfield Ledge near the intersection of Breakneck Road and Center Line Road just before midnight.

Witnesses observed the 17-year-old walk to the edge of the ledge then lose his footing and fall approximately 15 feet. The witnesses claimed he had been consuming alcohol prior to falling.

Authorities say the steep and uneven terrain complicated their efforts, but the Fond du Lac Fire/Rescue’s Technical Team was utilized to rescue the teen. He was transported to the hospital in Neenah for treatment.