Man killed after fall from waterfall at DuPont State Forest

TRANSYLVANIA CO., NC (WSPA) – One man has died after a 50 foot fall at High Falls in DuPont State Forest.

The Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office says 20-year-old Daniel Howard Schoren, Jr. of Mill Springs died after the fall.

Sheriff David Mahoney says Schoren attempted to climb the face of the waterfall, disregarding a “No Rock Climbing” sign.

The Sheriff says he lost his footing and fell to the base of the waterfall.

The Cedar Mountain Fire Department was called to the scene around 4:20pm Saturday.

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