MCDOWELL CO., N.C. (WSPA) – Emergency crews responded to a person who fell from the Upper Catawba Falls in Pisgah National Forest Saturday afternoon.
According to William Kehler with McDowell County Emergency Services, a call came in at 4:32 p.m. for a person that fell from a height of over 70 feet.
Emergency crews had to walk the victim out over rough terrain, emerging from the woods around 7:28 p.m. where a helicopter took the victim to Mission Hospital. The victim was later pronounced dead.
McDowell County EMS and Old Fort Fire Department responded to the scene.
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