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Harrowing stories emerge after two massive rockfalls at Yosemite's El Capitan

Harrowing stories emerge after two massive rockfalls at Yosemite's El Capitan

Harrowing stories are emerging about two massive rockfalls at Yosemite National Park that killed one man and injured at least two others this week.

A British tourist died Wednesday while climbing the park’s El Capitan monolith, and U.K. media reports quoted relatives saying the man was killed while trying to save his wife.

Another fall occurred Thursday. The wife of the man injured during that rockfall described the tense moments in which...

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