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Yosemite worker killed by pine tree

Mar 7, 2017 - The San Francisco Chronicle

A 20-year-old woman who was crushed to death by a tree at Yosemite National Park over the weekend was a park contract worker from Stanislaus County, officials said Monday.

Destiny Rose Texeira Borges, a Ceres resident, was killed at around 10 a.m. Saturday when she was hit by a large ponderosa pine near a campground in Half Dome Village, formerly known as Curry Village, Yosemite spokesman Scott Gediman said.

Borges had come to the national park to work at a retail outlet operated by

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