Update: Hiker Who Died From Fall Identified - WSPA.com

Update: Hiker Who Died From Fall Identified

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By Wspa Staff

A Greer man died Sunday after he fell as far as 100 feet while hiking.

The Greenville County Coroner's Office says Billy Joe Gorham, 59, fell around 1 p.m. Sunday while walking across the top of Wild Cat Falls.

The investigator says Gorham lost his footing and fell 80 to 100 feet.

He was pronounced dead at the scene from blunt force trauma injuries.

The coroner's office investigator conducted an autopsy Monday and determined the death was an accident.

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