2 killed in rockslide in Yosemite National Park

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Friday, December 30, 2022
FILE - Glacier Point trail in the Yosemite National Park, Calif.
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MARIPOSA COUNTY, Calif. (KFSN) -- Two people were killed in a rockslide in Yosemite National Park on Tuesday morning, according to the Mariposa County Sheriff's Office.

Officials have confirmed that two people died in a rockslide around 9 am on El Portal Road near Big Oak Flat Road.

Investigators have not yet identified the two victims.

A portion of El Portal Road near the Highway 140 entrance to Yosemite was closed for several hours after the rockslide but has since reopened.

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