Yosemite backpacker rescued by helicopter

Published at 3:39 p.m. on June 10, 2014 | Modified at 3:40 p.m. on June 10, 2014

Park officials say a backpacker who narrowly avoided plunging to his death from a waterfall at Yosemite National Park was hoisted to safety by a helicopter rescue crew in an operation that was captured on video. (June 10)

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