Family, community mourn death of Anthem teen

ANTHEM, AZ - A family and community are mourning the loss of a teen who died after a rappelling accident on Camelback Mountain Friday morning.

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Trevor Crouse was a Phoenix police officer's son.

He was a Boy Scout and a leader and he'll be deeply missed.

Trevor just turned 15 a few days ago.

His neighbors and friends are shocked he's gone.

"You think people don't know their neighbors as well, but it's times like this that everybody comes out of the woodwork and gets closer each time," said Travis McMaster.

McMaster's son Lucas was in Cub Scouts with Trevor. He says they were so proud when Trevor earned his Eagle Scout badge two years early.

Trevor ran cross country, played soccer and was in the marching band.

Cub Scout and friend Joseph Poznecki can't believe he's gone.

"He was really the one everyone looked up to and adored and everything," he said.

Joseph's mom Irma wants Trevor's family to know one thing.

"I know that all of Anthem is here to support them, whatever the mom and dad need. All they have to do is ask. As a community we will rally and we'll support them," she said with tears in her eyes.

Trevor had planned to go into the military, following many of his family members' footsteps.

We're told grief counselors will be on hand at the Boulder Creek High School on Monday.

It's going to be a tough first day of school for a lot of students.

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