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1 dead and 4 hurt in a freak accident near Yosemite National Park

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One woman was killed and four others were hurt after a tree fell inside Camp Tawonga, a well known Jewish summer camp near Yosemite National Park, on July 3.

Camp officials said 21-year-old Annais Rittenberg was killed after an oak tree fell inside Camp Tawonga while the campers were having breakfast. Four other adults were transported to nearby hospitals due to injuries they sustained when the tree fell. No children were reportedly hurt in the accident.

Pacific Gas & Electric Co., who was responsible for the annual inspection of the tree, said they will cooperate with the investigators regarding the incident.

The camp is situated on 160 acres of the Tuolumne River outside Yosemite National Park and had 300 campers and 150 staff at that time.