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
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...