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Yosemite Deaths

Sacramento Teen Swept Over Yosemite Waterfall

AP | Posted 06.04.2013 | San Francisco

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. -- Yosemite National Park rangers are searching for a 19-year-old Sacramento man who was swept over a waterfall while s...

Hantavirus Kills 2 More In Yosemite

AP | TRACIE CONE | Posted 10.31.2012 | Green

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Up to 10,000 people who were guests in certain lodging cabins at Yosemite National Park might have been exposed to a deadly mo...

Yosemite Shuts Cabins At Center Of Rodent Probe

AP | TRACIE CONE and JASON DEAREN | Posted 10.30.2012 | Green

FRESNO, Calif. — Two more Yosemite National Park visitors have been found with a mouse-borne virus blamed for the deaths of two people, bringing...

Another Person Dies At Yosemite From Rare Rodent-Borne Disease

AP | TRACIE CONE | Posted 10.27.2012 | San Francisco

FRESNO, Calif. — The rustic tent cabins of Yosemite National Park – a favorite among families looking to rough it in one of the nation's m...

TRAGEDY CONFIRMED: Horrifying News For Embattled Yosemite Family

AP | Posted 08.23.2012 | San Francisco

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. -- Yosemite National Park officials say search-and-rescue crews have recovered the body of a missing 6-year-old boy who...

Two Young Boys Drown At Yosemite

AP | TRACIE CONE | Posted 10.16.2012 | San Francisco

FRESNO, Calif. — A 10-year-old boy died and his 6-year-old brother was missing after they were swept away along a popular but treacherous boulde...

Extreme Sports Writer Falls To His Death

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 07.05.2012 | Los Angeles

An extreme-sports journalist who faced danger head-on again and again tragically died on a rugged climb Sunday. Michael J. Ybarra, an experienced m...

Yosemite Sees First Death Of The Year

AP | Posted 03.23.2012 | San Francisco

LOS ANGELES -- A Yosemite National Park employee has died after strong winds uprooted a huge tree that fell on his tent cabin. Park spokesman Scott G...

Ramina Badal's Body Found: Rangers Find Third Body In Yosemite's Merced River

AP | By TRACIE CONE | Posted 02.04.2012 | San Francisco

FRESNO, Calif. -- Officials on Monday identified a body found in the Merced River as one of three young people swept over a waterfall last summer in Y...

Another Hiker Dies At Yosemite

Robin Wilkey | Posted 10.11.2011 | San Francisco

The death toll at Yosemite keeps tragically climbing this summer, and this week, it climbed a little bit higher. On Wednesday night, 17-year-old K...

Sister Of Fallen Yosemite Hiker: 'I Still Have Hope'

AP | TRACIE CONE and GOSIA WOZNIACKA | Posted 09.20.2011 | Green

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. — The deaths of three young tourists who were swept over a 317-foot waterfall this week in Yosemite National Park...

Three Hikers Presumed Dead From Yosemite Waterfall (UPDATE)

Posted 09.19.2011 | Green

Hormiz David, 22, of Modesto, Ninos Yacoub, 27, of Turlock and Ramina Badal, 21, of Modesto are all presumed dead, Yosemite park officials stated on W...

Missing Yosemite Hikers Presumed Dead

AP | GOSIA WOZNIACKA and TRACIE CONE | Posted 09.19.2011 | San Francisco

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. — Young tourists above one of Yosemite National Park's beautiful and perilous waterfalls were trying to pose for ...

Yosemite National Park Searches For Hikers, Feared Swept Over Falls (UPDATE)

Posted 09.19.2011 | Green

Park officials began a search at Yosemite National Park on Tuesday afternoon for hikers who may have been swept over the park's falls. According to...