News Brief: Hatavirus found at Yosemite's Curry Village

A 10-year-old boy was pronounced dead and a 6-year-old boy remained missing following an incident near the Vernal Fall Footbridge in Yosemite National Park on Wednesday, Aug. 15, according to park officials.

A family group, from Southern California, was in the Merced River near the Vernal Fall Footbridge yesterday afternoon around 3 p.m.

They had begun their hike at the Happy Isles Trailhead and hiked about one mile, where they stopped at the footbridge.