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Indian man, woman killed in fall from Yosemite park overlook

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SAN FRANCISCO :  Yosemite National Park officials say two people who fell to their deaths from a popular overlook were a man and a woman from India who were living and working in the United States.

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Officials said Monday that they were 29-year-old Vishnu Viswanath and 30-year-old Meenakshi Moorthy. It’s not clear what their relationship was.

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Park rangers recovered their bodies Thursday from about 800 feet (245 meters) below Taft Point, where visitors can walk to the edge of a vertigo-inducing granite ledge that doesn’t have a railing.

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Yosemite spokeswoman Jamie Richards didn’t respond to phone or email messages requesting further details. She said in a statement that park officials were investigating the deaths and that could take several days.

30/10/2018

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