YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK (AP) — Officials have identified two climbers who died when they fell Saturday from El Capitan in Yosemite National Park.
Park officials said the climbers were 46-year-old Jason Wells of Boulder, Colorado, and 42-year-old Tim Klien of Palmdale, California.READ MORE: Rain Showers Trigger Power Outages Across The Bay Area
Rangers received multiple 911 calls that two climbers had fallen while climbing the Freeblast Route.
The investigation is ongoing and no further details were immediately available.READ MORE: Dozens of Dogs, Cats Removed From Danville Home
It was the second fatal incident in Yosemite National Park in a little over a week.
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