Teen falls off 80-foot cliff, lives

June 17, 2009 8:12:53 AM PDT
Authorities say a 16-year-old was trying to take a picture of a waterfall when he fell off an 80-foot cliff Tuesday afternoon.He suffered minor injuries, including cuts and bruises.

According to the Ashville Citizen Times, the boy was visiting Glen Falls with his family. It took about 30 minutes to extract him.

Glen Falls is located in western NC near Highlands in the Nantahala National Forest.