NC teen dies after falling from ledge at Linville Falls near Blue Ridge Parkway

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BURKE COUNTY, N.C. — A Concord teen died after falling 50 to 70 feet from a ledge at Linville Falls Sunday evening, WBTV reported.

The teen who died, Kaylee Goodman, is either 18 or 19 years old. She was hiking with friends when she tried to go over a wall/ledge and tripped.

The fall happened at the Plunge Basin Falls Overlook. Goodman fell into the Linville River.