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Teen Dies after Going over Rainbow Falls in Pisgah National Forest

The 16-year-old is the second fatality there in two weeks and the sixth waterfall death in Western North Carolina this year.

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A 16-year-old girl died after being swept over 125-foot Rainbow Falls July 4 trying to save an 11-year-old family friend. She is the second person to die at the Pisgah National Forest cascade within two weeks and the sixth waterfall-related fatality in Western North Carolina this year.