Jason Messer in a photo from WFMY. Related CoverageDANBURY, N.C. (WFMY) — One year after 17-year-old Jason Messer fell at Hanging Rock State Park, his family returned to the park and climbed to the top. Hanging Rock State Park (Wikimedia Commons)Jason Messer slipped and fell at Hanging Rock on Feb. 18, 2017. Weeks later, Jason died from his injuries in the hospital. This past weekend, Jason’s family posted on Facebook that they climbed to the top of Hanging Rock over the weekend to remember Jason.