SC man dies in waterfall accident in NC

ROSMAN, N.C. (AP) - A South Carolina man has died after falling 80 at a remote Transylvania County waterfall known as Sky Falls near the state line.

Transylvania Sheriff's Detective Gale Mackey says the 23-year-old man from Charleston, S.C., fell about 80 feet Saturday afternoon, landing on rocks at the base of the falls, He declined to release the man's name because the investigation is ongoing.

He says the man and his friends were playing when the victim fell over the falls.

The victim died at the scene.

The death is the third this summer at area waterfalls.

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