- Associated Press - Tuesday, September 2, 2014

KINGS MOUNTAIN, N.C. (AP) - A man has been seriously hurt after he fell while climbing at Crowders Mountain State Park near Kings Mountain.

Multiple media outlets reported that firefighters were called to the park shortly before 1 p.m. Monday. They found the man at the practice wall. Officials say he fell about 15 to 20 feet.

The man was taken to Caromont Regional Medical Center in Gastonia with injuries that were not thought to be life-threatening.

His name has not been released.

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