Rutgers graduate dies on Mount Everest

Rutgers graduate dies on Mount Everest

Here’s the latest information about Mount Rainier National Park:

The 7.8 earthquake that struck Nepal Saturday took the life of a local woman. Marisa Eve Girawong, a physician’s assistant, was among those killed in an earthquake-triggered avalanche at a Mount Everest base camp, according to Madison Mountaineering, a Seattle-based mountaineering company. Before leaving to work in Nepal in 2014, she was a township resident. Hundreds of people were climbing Mount Everest at the start of the region’s climbing season. There are a reported 17 people dead, including Google executive Dan Fredinburg, and another 61 people injured as the search continues on the world’s largest mountain.

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