Nature can be a dangerous thing, even when you think you're safe. A man is presumed dead, after he was seen falling into a geyser at Yellowstone National Park. What a horrible way to go.
A man is presumed dead after falling into a hot spring at Yellowstone National Park Tuesday, park officials said.
Witnesses saw a man in his early 20s walk off the boardwalk in the Norris Geyser Basin area and fall into the thermal spring about 225 yards away. Rangers said the man probably died because he hasn’t been located and searchers are being extra cautious because of the spring’s dangerous thermal features.
The Norris Geyser Basin is the hottest and most dynamic thermal area in Yellowstone, which features springs that can reach temperatures up to 200 degrees Fahrenheit. The basin was closed soon after the incident, the Billings Gazette reported.
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