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

 

Last updated 11/11/2021 at 5:34pm

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

Kim Harris

Managing Editor

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 zipline 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 Jol...



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