Man falls from waterfall in NC mountains, officials say

Catawba Falls in the Pisgah National Forest. Photo by Wncoutdoors via Creative Commons.

OLD FORT, N.C. (WNCN) – Emergency crews are responding after a person fell from Catawba Falls in the Pisgah National Forest, according to McDowell County dispatch.

UPDATE: Man dies after falling 70 feet from NC waterfall

The emergency call came in at about 4:30 p.m. on Saturday.

McDowell County EMS and Old Fort Fire Department responded to the scene.

WYFF-TV reported that a man was injured in the incident and taken to a nearby hospital.

There is no word on the person’s condition at this time.

— WSPA contributed to this report

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