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Man dies in attempt to save woman in 'horrific' ziplining incident

Romero hailed as hero for his actions

 

Last updated 11/4/2021 at 4:51pm

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Joaquin Romero, 34. of Banning died of multiple blunt force trauma injuries Monday, Nov. 1, after he fell from a receiving platform of a zip line at the La Jolla Indian Campground's La Jolla Zip Zoom outdoor attraction while trying to help a rider.

A 34-year-old man working a zipline receiving platform in north San Diego County was fatally injured Saturday, Oct. 30, while trying to save a woman who was attempting to hook up on the platform, authorities said.

Joaquin Romero of Banning died of multiple blunt force trauma injuries Monday, Nov. 1, after he fell from a receiving platform of a zip line while trying to help the rider, according to the San Diego County Medical Examiner.

Romero, who worked at the La Jolla Indian Campground, had been assigned to work the receiving platform at the campground's La Jolla Zip Zoom outdoor attractio...



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