Second rockslide in two days occurs at Yosemite National Park, injuring one
lightpix/iStock/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) — A second rock slide in just two days has occurred at Yosemite National Park, injuring one person.
The rockfall happened one day after the first killed one park-goer and injured another Wednesday.
A spokesperson for the park confirmed to ABC News that a significant rock slide released off of El Capitan, a summit above Yosemite Valley, on Thursday.
No fatalities are known at this time, the spokesperson said.
Wednesday’s rockfall also occurred on a popular climbing route on El Capitan. The release point appeared to be near the Waterfall Route on the East Buttress of the summit, according to a press release.
It is currently climbing season at Yosemite National Park, with many park-goers climbing on El Capitan and other routes, according to park officials.
Information on the victims’ identities were not released. Further details were not immediately available.
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