Authorities are investigating after a body was found Saturday along the Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina.
A visitor called at 1:14 p.m. to report the body, and rangers responded and found the deceased man below the Yadkin Valley Overlook at Milepost 289.8, according to a press release from the National Park Service.
The cause of death is unknown and the NPS said it is investigating with the NC State Bureau of Investigation.
No further information was available on Sunday morning.
The Blue Ridge Parkway stretches 469 miles and connects the Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Shenandoah National Park in Virginia, according to the National Park Service.
The Yadkin Valley Overlook is located in Blowing Rock, approximately 97 miles northwest of Charlotte.
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