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Coroner: Hiker Died Trying to Climb SC Falls

11:02 AM, Oct 11, 2013   |    comments
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GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) - The body of a hiker from Piedmont has been found at the bottom of a Greenville County waterfall.
 
Coroner Parks Evans says investigators think 20-year-old Brent Andrew Elrod slipped and fell while trying to climb Wild Cat Falls at around 1:30 p.m. Thursday.
 
Elrod's girlfriend found him floating face down in the water Thursday night after she was unable to get in touch with him.
 
An autopsy was being performed Friday. Elrod was a student at North Greenville University.

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