Yosemite, CA -- A 10 year-old boy has tragically died in Yosemite National Park, and another child remains missing.
Yosemite Ranger Kari Cobb says a family from Southern California
was hiking in the park yesterday afternoon and stopped for a break near
the Vernal Fall footbridge. Family members got into the Merced River,
and two young boys, one 10 and the other six, got swept away in the
current. Approximately 150 yards downriver, the 10 year-old was pulled
from the water by a park visitor, and he was unsuccessfully given CPR.
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