Yosemite rockslide kills two at park entrance

Yosemite, California (KSEE/KGPE) – Two people died in Yosemite National Park after a rock slid off at the park entrance, according to the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office.

Officials said the rockfall occurred between the Arch Rock Entrance and the town of El Portal, within the boundaries of Yosemite National Park. it happened on tuesday It was described at the time as a “serious rockfall”.

of update on twitter Yosemite National Park officials said El Portal Road, Highway 140, which runs from El Portal to Yosemite Valley, was closed due to falling rocks, but did not say people were caught. road reopened the next day.

An official with the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office added that the identities of the two killed have not been officially released.

No further information about the incident is known at this time.

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