Man drowns at Elk River Falls

Photo credit: WLOS archives

According to WSOC in Charlotte, Avery County officials are investigating a drowning at Elk River Falls.

Charlotte media reports that a man in his 20s from Ohio, who was visiting for a wedding, went under while wading at the bottom of the falls Sunday.

His name has not yet been released.

A man died in 2016 after jumping from Elk River Falls.

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