2 dead, 1 injured after fall in U.S. national park

Source: Xinhua| 2019-11-30 18:06:25|Editor: Xiang Bo
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LOS ANGELES, Nov. 30 (Xinhua) -- Two people were killed and another was injured Friday after falling in Arches National Park in the western U.S. state of Utah, authorities said.

A 65-year-old man and a 60-year-old woman died after falling into the lower bowl area below Delicate Arch in the morning, while a 30-year-old man has been sent to a nearby hospital, said the Grand County Sheriff's Office.

The three individuals appear to come from California and may be related, it added.

The Arches National Park in southeast Utah is a popular tourist destination in the American west, known for its over 2,000 natural sandstone arches. More than 1.66 million people visited the park in 2018.