Melbourne Man Dies After Falling 75-Feet To His Death In North Carolina

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A Melbourne, Florida man climbing near a North Carolina waterfall fell about 75 feet to his death, authorities said. (WFTV Image)

(WFTV) – A Melbourne, Florida man climbing near a North Carolina waterfall fell about 75 feet to his death, authorities said.

Transylvania County deputies said in a news release that Walace Parish, 23, was trying to climb up and across Moore Cove Falls in the Pisgah National Forest around 5 p.m. Tuesday when he fell.

Authorities said Parish first fell 10 feet on to a ledge, then fell an additional 75 feet or so.

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