A British man has been killed after being struck by a falling rock during a climbing expedition in Yosemite national park in the US state of California.
Felix Joesph Kiernan was climbing on the East Buttress of El Capitan, when he was struck by a rock which had fallen approximately 150 feet.
The 28-year-old was 600 feet up the climbing route when the incident occurred on Sunday.
Park rangers reached Mr Kiernan, but he was pronounced dead at the scene.
A Foreign Office spokesman said: "We are aware of the death of a British national and we are providing consular assistance to the family."
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