According to Cherokee County Coroner Dr. Jeremy Deaton, William Greg McCary, 57 of Rome, was fatally injured at around 12:00 noon Tuesday at Little River Falls.

Reports said that McCary was apparently taking photographs and climbed over a rail when he slipped and fells approximately 65 feet to his death. The DeKalb County Sheriff’s, Rescue Personnel, the DeKalb Ambulance Service and the Coroner’s Office from DeKalb and Cherokee Counties responded to the scene.

The incident remains under investigation.