At Camp Tawonga in Yosemite National Park, camp counselor Annais Rittenberg died this morning after a tree fell on her. She was reportedly sitting in a circle by a campfire at the time of the accident. Four others — all female — were injured and taken to a hospital.
Look below for 11 pictures of Annais Rittenberg, the 21-year-old who went to college at UC Santa Cruz and is originally from New York.
This Jewish camp has been around for nearly 90 years and has more than 150 counselors and other staff members. Additionally, there are several hundred kids. No child witness the tragic accident, thankfully, which occurred shortly after 8 a.m.
Here are the aforementioned images. Click “Next” in order to see all eleven.