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Identity Of Yosemite Accident Victim Released

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK — The Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office on Monday confirmed the identification of a 21-year-old man who died in a July 31 accident at the base of Bridalveil Fall.

Mariposa County Assistant Coroner Andrea Stewart identified the man as Lucian Miu, a Romanian tourist visiting the park. Miu sustained major injuries after a fall last Wednesday, according to the assistant coroner.

“Mr. Miu was a citizen of Romania and was just visiting the states,” Stewart added, also confirming the 21-year-old died the same day the incident occurred.

Rangers say Miu was visiting the Bridalveil Fall area around 2:30 p.m. when the accident happened.

According to reports from the scene, the 21-year-old slipped and fell while climbing on wet rocks below the waterfall.

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