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.