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Associated Press, Published July 27 2009

14-year-old Minnesota Boy Scout dies on a hike in New Mexico

EDINA, Minn. - The parents of a 14-year-old Boy Scout from Edina who collapsed and died during a hike in New Mexico say there's nothing anyone could have done to save him.

Timothy Nunn died Friday at Philmont Scout Ranch in northern New Mexico. The cause of his death isn't known.

The boy's parents, Jim and Zibby Nunn, said in a statement that their son loved the Boy Scouts and that they take solace in the belief he died doing something he loved.

The Nunns encouraged the Scouts in Timmy's group to continue their trip at Philmont. The family plans to hold Timothy's funeral in early August after the group returns from New Mexico.

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