New Jersey Physician's Assistant Among Victims of Mount Everest Avalanche

April 26, 2015 11:43 PM

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New Jersey Physician's Assistant Among Victims of Mount Everest Avalanche

American Marisa Eve Girawong has been confirmed as one of three Americans killed during the Nepal earthquake on Saturday. Girawong was climbing Mount Everest with Seattle-basedMadison Mountaineering group when the quake trigged an avalanche on the Earth’s highest mountain.

More than 2,300 people have been reported dead after the 7.9 magnitude earthquake, according to Reuters. There have been dozens of subsequent aftershocks trigged by the earthquake, including one Sunday morning near Mount Everest, reported CNN.

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