Hiker falls to his death during thunderstorm at Yosemite

Posted: 5:33 PM, May 22, 2018
Updated: 2018-05-23 00:34:41Z

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK – A hiker died after falling from Half Dome at Yosemite National Park Monday, according to KABC.

The hiker fell from the Half Done cables while hiking with another person during a thunderstorm around 4:30 p.m. Monday.

The National Park Service says the death is the first fatality at that particular spot since 2010. It’s also the first time a visitor died this year.

The identity of the hiker hasn’t been released and no further details are being made available at this time.