Woman Injured after Fall Near Catawba Falls

MCDOWELL COUNTY, N.C. - Emergency crews helped a female hiker who fell near a waterfall in McDowell County on Sunday.

It happened about 7:30 p.m. at Catawba Falls outside Old Fort.

Authorities say the woman was found on a trail about a half mile from the lower falls.

It took crews several hours to get her out.

They say she was hurt, but is expected to be OK.

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