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      Peachtree Rock falls

      LEXINGTON, SC (WACH) -- One of the state's most interesting rock formations has fallen.

      Peachtree Rock was standing Tuesday and down on Saturday. The rock, which is shaped like an inverted pyramid, rock is located at the Peachtree Rock Heritage Preserve in Lexington. The Nature Conservancy of South Carolina posting a picture of the fallen rock on Facebook.

      According to the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, the geology of Peachtree Rock is significant because of the unusual sandstone formations and fossil evidence. The formations originated when oceans washed over the area leaving marine fossils, beach-like sand and intertidal deposits.

      There is no word on what caused the rock to fall.