The Transylvania Times -

By Kevin Fuller
Staff Writer 

Another Fatality Reported At Local Waterfall -Brevard NC


Last updated 6/6/2016 at 5:32pm

High Falls

A Mill Springs man is dead after attempting to climb High Falls in DuPont State Recreational Forest and falling on Saturday evening.

Transylvania County Sheriff David Mahoney said 20-year-old Daniel H. Schoren Jr. died after falling approximately 50 feet after attempting to climb the waterfall while on a hike with his family.

Cedar Mountain Fire Department responded to the incident at 4:55 p.m.

Schoren was climbing beyond a sign stating "No Rock Climbing" when he fell. Mahoney said Schoren lost his footing and fell to the base of the waterfall.

No further details were given. The inci...

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