Sunday, November 09, 2008

Grotto Falls, Smokey Mountains

Grotto Falls, Smoky Mountains, originally uploaded by paterdr.

A hiker fell near Grotto Falls, in the Smoky Mountains.

A hiker is in critical condition after falling 30-40 feet Saturday afternoon in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Jeremy Frye, 25, fell from the top of Grotto Falls around 1:30 p.m. and landed on broken rock below. He suffered head and back injuries.

He was taken to Gatlinburg and the airlifted to UT Medical Center.

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