British teenager dies of severe hydration after collapsing in front of his father on hike in Australia

British teenager dies of severe dehydration after collapsing in front of his father on hike in Australia The 14-year-old, from Scotland, arrived in Australia two weeks ago Pair on a walking track in the Cape Range National ParkTemperature soared above 40c and they did not have enough water | UPDATED: 13:20 GMT, 22 December 2012 A teenage British boy on holiday in Australia has died of severe dehydration after collapsing while hiking with his father in a remote desert gorge. The 14-year-old, from Scotland, arrived in Australia two weeks ago to stay with his father, who lives in western Australia, for the Christmas holidays. The pair set out to explore a walking track along the Badjirrajirra Creek in the Cape Range National Park, but as the temperature soared above 40c father and son found themselves in trouble.