Subhradeep Dutta, 28, of Edina, Minn., was strolling on a marked path simply after 4:35 p.m. Tuesday on the Muir Woods National Monument Park, north of San Francisco, when he turned pinned by the trunk of a 200-foot-tall tree.
Dutta was with two different individuals when the incident occurred. He was pronounced lifeless on the scene, based on the Marin County Coroner’s Workplace and a park spokesman.
The trunk measured greater than Four toes in diameter. A lady who was injured by falling particles was taken to a hospital. Her situation was not obtainable. A person mountain climbing with the group was unhurt.
A park spokesman instructed The Related Press that the incident occurred after two weeks of winter storms.
“This can be a very uncommon, and remoted occasion which will have occurred attributable to moist floor from current winter storms, across the roots of the tree,” park spokesman Charles Strickfaden mentioned in an e-mail.
“The Nationwide Park Service extends its ideas and prayers to all these concerned,” he added.
The realm affected by particles from the falling tree was closed Thursday whereas the remainder of the park remained open.
The Related Press contributed to this report.