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Camp counselor and NYC high school grad killed by tree near Yosemite

Posted: 10:52 AM, Jul 04, 2013
Updated: 2013-07-04 10:52:42-04

A counselor at a Jewish summer camp in California was killed when a giant tree fell on top of her.

21-year-old Annais Rittenberg, a 2010  graduate of LaGuardia High School, was crushed when the tree came toppling down.

She was a second year couselor at Camp Towanga near the Yosemite National Park.

Four other female camp counselors were also injured. Two were rushed to a nearby hospital. None of the kids got hurt.

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