Man killed by fall from Little River Canyon overlook

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DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. – A man died Tuesday morning at Little River Canyon National Preserve.  The park superintendent confirms the man died after a fall from an overlook.

Authorities say that 57-year-old William Gregory McCary of Rome, Georgia, fell from the overlook of the main falls around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday.  Rescuers found the man 50 feet below the overlook around 1:30 p.m.

According to the DeKalb County Emergency Management Agency McCary slipped and fell after crossing the barrier to take a picture.  The park is wrapping up the investigation.

Funeral arrangements are being made for McCary through at Henderson and Sons Funeral Home South Chapel in Rome, Georgia.