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USWoman dies in Death Valley National Park as temperatures approach 120 degrees

21:36  31 august  2019
21:36  31 august  2019 Source:   latimes.com

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Death Valley National Park is expected to reach its first 120 - degree day of the year on Sunday, June 18, 2017, and temperatures could creep toward Wildflowers line a road in Death Valley National Park , in Death Valley , California, March 3, 2016. Unusually heavy rainfall in October trigged a "super

DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK , Calif. The National Park Service says the visitor was reported to be non-responsive at 6 p.m The cause of death is being investigated by Inyo County authorities, but the Park Service notes Death Valley has been having temperatures above 120 degrees .

A woman died in Death Valley National Park this week as temperatures soared to nearly 120 degrees.

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The extreme heat is expected to continue through this weekend, with highs forecast at 120 degrees for today and 122 for Sunday.

Around 6 p.m. Tuesday, emergency responders received calls about a non-responsive visitor south of Badwater, according to a news release from the National Park Service.

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Death Valley National Park is expected to reach its first 120 - degree day of the year on Sunday, and temperatures could creep toward 124 by Tuesday as the sweltering system envelopes much of the region. Officials also warned of excessive heat across southern portions of Arizona and Nevada, and

National park rangers as well as officials from the Inyo County Sheriff and California Highway Patrol headed to the scene, but the woman died before they arrived.

The cause of death is under investigation, and no other details were released. The high temperature in Death Valley that day was 119 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.

Heat-related illnesses and single-vehicle accidents are among the most common hazards in the park, the National Park Service said in the news release.

Two days before the woman's death, another woman died in the park in a single-vehicle crash.

The driver was heading westbound on CA-190 near Twenty Mule Team Canyon when she veered off the road and collided with a rock wall, the National Park Service said.

The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning for this weekend, urging holiday travelers to pack extra water before venturing into the desert.

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