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Sierra Swim Hole Claims at Least Two Drowning Victims
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By Associated Press
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May 17, 2021

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A woman and another person were pulled from the waters of God’s Bath in the Tuolumne River canyon and it was determined that they were dead, the Tuolomne County Sheriff’s Office said.

Search and rescue members and divers tried to retrieve a third person believed to be still in the water but suspended the search operation because of darkness and planned to resume, the Sheriff’s Office said.

God’s Bath swimming hole. (YouTube)

Other details weren’t immediately released.

Popular Swimming Hole

The swimming hole is a deep basin near a waterfall at the Clavey River in the Stanislaus National Forest, northeast of Yosemite National Park.

The popular but rugged swimming hole is surrounded by boulders and ledges. Swimmers can jump off them into the basin.

People posting on the Sheriff’s Office Facebook site said the river area has fast-moving and freezing currents this time of year.

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