2 killed in Yosemite fell 800 feet from overlook; AP

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – The Latest on 2 people who fell to their deaths from a popular overlook in Yosemite National Park (all times local): 2:00 p.m. A Yosemite National Park official says two people killed after falling from a popular overlook plunged about 800 feet (245 meters) in very steep terrain. Park spokeswoman Jamie Richards said Friday park rangers rappelled and climbed the granite wall under the Taft Point overlook and reached the bodies after working on to find them Thursday. A California Highway Patrol helicopter also assisted them.

Source: The Latest: 2 killed in Yosemite fell 800 feet from overlook

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