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Search underway near Ebor Falls

Monday March 4, 2013 - 10:21 EDT

A search is due to resume this morning for a man is missing feared drowned after falling about one hundred metres from a north coast waterfall.

The 37 year old was travelling with from Armidale to Kempsey with a group of friends.

They took a break at around 6:00pm (ADST) on Sunday at the Ebor Falls near Dorrigo.

Police say the man walked to the lookout then to a rock ledge at the top of the falls to take photographs.

He then lost his balance and fell head first over the edge.

A search of the area last night failed to find the man.

The falls are in flood and poor weather could hamper today's search.


- ABC

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