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September 17, 2018

Tragic: Teen falls 250 meters to his death while trying to take selfie

A teenage hiker has died while trying to take a selfie in California’s Yosemite park after falling 250 meters, BBC news reports.

The 18-year-old who has been named as Tomer Frankfurter had been on a two month visit to the US from Israel when he visited the world-renowned national park.

Two other hikers died while rock climbing in the par earlier this Summer and the park has only recently reopened after being threatened by wildfires the, ABC reported.

Yosemite National Park also hold the dubious distinction of having more people disappeared within it than any other national park in the US.

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