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Woman taking photos dies in plunge off California waterfall

3 years 9 months 3 weeks ago Saturday, June 01 2019 Jun 1, 2019 June 01, 2019 1:29 PM June 01, 2019 in News
Source: Associated Press
Photo: North Tahoe Fire Protection District
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say a woman plunged to her death down a Northern California waterfall after she slipped and lost her footing while taking photos.
The North Tahoe Fire Protection District said in a statement that the woman died Friday at Eagle Falls in Emerald Bay State Park.
The approximately 50-foot-tall (15-meter) falls overlook Lake Tahoe.
The district says called her death "a sad reminder to be cautious when taking selfies and other photos in dangerous areas."
The woman was not identified.

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