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AVERY COUNTY, N.C. — A second drowning in six weeks was reported at Elk River Falls in Avery County Sunday, WSOC reported.

A man in his 30s jumped from the rocks at Elk River Falls and did not resurface.

The man reportedly jumped off a rock close to the bottom of the falls and was pulled under by the waterfall pool current, Assistant Fire Marshall Paul Buchanan said.

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