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.