Woman plunges 60 feet off waterfall, waits hours for difficult rescue, SC officials say | The State

thestate | 7/7/2019 | Staff
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It took rescuers hours to reach a woman who plummeted down a South Carolina waterfall while hiking Saturday, Oconee County Emergency Services said.

The woman was at Blue Hole Falls when she fell 50 to 60 feet just before 3 p.m., WSPA reported.

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Oconee County Fire Chief Charlie King said rescue crews needed more than two hours to build “multiple rope systems” to reach the woman, according to WYFF. Close to 40 people assisted in the rescue, per WSPA.

When rescuers got to her at the bottom of the falls, they discovered she suffered a “significant injury,” WHNS reported.

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