Motorcyclist Dead as Intense Heat Wave Does ‘Severe’ Damage in Death Valley

Motorcyclist Dead as Intense Heat Wave Does ‘Severe’ Damage in Death Valley

THE SIGNAL

One person died and another was hospitalized over the weekend as Death Valley lived up to its name.
Much of the West was in the grip of triple-digit high temperatures that saw many northern California communities with highs above 110 degrees.
Death Valley National Park in California was cooking at 128 degrees Saturday when a group of six motorcyclists entered Badwater Basin, according to CBS News.

One died and was one hospitalized for “severe heat illness.” The other four members of the group were treated at the scene in weather that was too hot for rescue helicopters to fly.
“While this is a very exciting …

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