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UPDATE: Raleigh Man Killed in Echota Fall PDF Print
Written by Steve Frank   
Sunday, 05 September 2010 12:21

A man was killed late this morning at Echota in Foscoe after falling and hitting his head.  The Watauga Sheriff’s Department identified the man as 52-year old Jefferson D. Morgan of Raleigh. Witnesses said Morgan and his wife were walking on the steep slope behind the south-facing units when the accident occurred. Morgan reportedly fell, striking his head on a rock, killing him.  Foscoe fire, rescue units, and Watauga Medics rushed to the scene, but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.  The Watauga Sheriff’s Department filed a report on the accidental death.


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