- Associated Press - Monday, June 8, 2015

TYRO, Va. (AP) - Authorities say a 20-year-old northern Virginia man has died after falling from Crabtree Falls in Nelson County during a hike.

Multiple news outlets report Franklin Miguel Madrana Guevara fell Sunday around 5:30 p.m. at the falls in the George Washington National Forest.

Nelson County Sheriff’s Lt. Billy Mays says the victim was with a church group from Annandale.

Authorities say this is the 29th or 30th victim of the Crabtree Falls area since the U.S. Forest Service began keeping records in 1982.

Crabtree Falls is one of the tallest sets of waterfalls in the United States east of the Mississippi River.



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