Fam­ily mourn­ing 7-year-old boy

The Denver Post - - DENVER & THE WEST -

COLORADO SPRINGS» The young boy who fell to his death while hik­ing with fam­ily near Gold Camp Road was 7-year-old Kaiv­ion Eleby, a first­grader at Bris­tol Ele­men­tary School, his mother told The Gazette on Satur­day.

Kaiv­ion fell just be­fore 3:40 p.m., ac­cord­ing to Colorado Springs po­lice. Lo­cal fire­fight­ers at­tempted a high­angle res­cue, but the boy was dead by the time they reached him.

His mother, Wilma Eleby, told The Gazette that Kaiv­ion was a cheer­ful, cu­ri­ous and out­go­ing child who wanted to be a Den­ver Bronco.

Fam­ily mem­bers and friends planned to hold a vigil for Kaiv­ion at 5 p.m. Satur­day at Palmer Park.

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