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At least three people have died and several others have been injured this year at Western North Carolina waterfalls, leading emergency responders to issue a word of caution to those venturing out to view fall leaves or enjoy the last of the warm weather.Read the full article
August was a particularly busy month for emergency personnel. One man was killed and another injured in separate accidents in Brevard between Williamson Creek and Glenn Cannon Drive on Aug. 29, and a 13-year-old boy was taken to the hospital Aug. 7 after falling off Looking Glass falls in Brevard. . .
“The tops of waterfalls are the worst place to view a waterfall,” Henderson County Emergency Management Coordinator Rocky Hyder said. “No one is experienced enough to cross the upper levels of a waterfall. We encourage people not to do that.”