Chapel Hill man dies in waterfall fall
Posted April 28, 2008
Updated April 29, 2008
Hendersonville, N.C. — A Chapel Hill man was killed over the weekend when he slipped and fell along a waterfall in western North Carolina, authorities said.
James Karpinos, 22, a senior sociology major at the University of North Carolina at Asheville, was hiking with a friend along the Horsepasture River in Transylvania County when he fell, authorities said.
Karpinos was well-known on campus as an experienced outdoorsman and as a trip leader for UNC-A's Outdoors Program, authorities said.