2 killed in Yosemite rockslide at park entrance

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After a rockslide at the park entrance, two people were killed in Yosemite National Park. 

According to the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office, the rockslide occurred between the Arch Rock Entrance and the Town of El Portal, all within the boundaries of Yosemite National Park, on Tuesday. 

Yosemite National Park’s social media stated that El Portal was closed by the rockslide but did not mention any casualties. The road was reopened the following day. 

Officials with the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office added that the identities of the two people killed had not been officially released.


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