FORNEYS CREEK, N.C. (WSPA) – The Great Smoky Mountains National Park Rangers said a man was killed after he fell down a 100 foot embankment Sunday afternoon.
Rangers said Maynoy Alexander Ardon, 20, of Guatemala, was driving down Clingmans Dome Road at about 4:08 p.m. when he lost control of his bike near Collins Gap and went down the embankment.
Bystanders attempted to perform live-saving efforts until emergency responders arrived, rangers said.
Ardon died at the scene at about 4:33 p.m., according to the press release.
Cherokee EMS and Fire also responded to the scene.
Rangers said no other vehicles were involved in the crash.