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Wednesday, 02 July 2014 07:17

Teen Rescued after Fall at South Mountains Park

A 17-year-old male was rescued after falling over a waterfall in Burke County Tuesday evening (July 1).

The incident occurred shortly after 6 p.m. at South Mountains State Park. The teenager was injured when he fell approximately 50 to 60 feet. Just before 9 p.m., a helicopter arrived to transport the victim to the hospital.

The victim’s name has not been released. There is no information available regarding the extent of his injuries.

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