Woman falls from bridge in Cherokee Co.

Gaffney bridge fall

GAFFNEY, SC (WSPA) – A woman was taken to the hospital after falling 15 to 20 feet off of a bridge in Cherokee County Tuesday afternoon.

According to the Sheriff’s Office, a man and woman were sitting on the edge of a bridge on Pacolet Highway near Fortanberry Road when the woman slipped.

Deputies say the man was able to catch her but was unable to pull her back up and she fell.

The woman was taken to the hospital with minor injuries and deputies say it was an accident.

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