- Associated Press - Monday, September 21, 2015

GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) - One person has died after falling in Crowders Mountain State Park in Gaston County.

Mark Lamplier with Gaston County emergency medical services told local media that a person had died in the fall late Monday morning.

The name of the victim has not been released. Officials have not said how the hiker fell.

The death is the second at the park this year. Forty-eight-year-old Stephanie Anderson of Charlotte died in a fall in May.

Crowders Mountain State Park is managed by North Carolina Division of Parks and Recreation. The mountain attracts visitors for climbing and rappelling.


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