Man Falls 100 Feet to His Death in Caving Accident

A North Alabama man dead after falling from a cave ledge hear the Franklin County border. The 18 year old man died after falling some 100 feet while traveling in the Stephens Gap Cave Sunday. WAAY-TV reports a rescue team was called to help recover the victim. The Southern Cave Conservancy, which owns the popular caving destination, reports the man was not wearing caving gear and was not secured by a rope line when he fell from the ledge.

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