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Teen Swept Over 594-Foot Yosemite Waterfall

Teen Swept Over 594-Foot Yosemite Waterfall
Posted June 3rd, 2013 @ 9:14am by Rob Quinn, Newser Staff

(NEWSER– After a day and a half of searching, rescue teams in Yosemite National Park fear a notorious stretch of river has claimed yet another life. Aleh Kalman, 19, was swimming in the Merced River 150 feet upstream from Nevada Fall on Saturday afternoon when he was caught by the current and swept over the edge of the 594-foot waterfall, the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

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