Romanian tourist dies in accident at Yosemite National Park
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — A Romanian tourist has died in a fall near a waterfall in Yosemite National Park in California.
Authorities say 21-year-old Lucian Miu was scrambling on wet rocks below Bridalveil Fall on Wednesday when he fell about 20 feet. He died at a hospital.
The Fresno Bee says two other people were injured in separate falls in the park this week.
One had hiked to a viewing platform below Bridalveil Fall on Monday and then slipped while climbing up a boulder field toward a pool at the base.
The other slipped off a boulder at Lower Yosemite Fall and fell into a creek Thursday, becoming trapped underwater between rocks before managing to escape.