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Man who fell to death at Yosemite was former CSU Stanislaus student

The man who apparently fell to his death Friday at Yosemite National Park was not a student at California State University, Stanislaus, a university official said Thursday.

Eve Hightower said Tyler Tompkins had attended the Turlock school last year but was not enrolled this year.

Rock climbers discovered the body of Tompkins, 24, on Monday. Park officials said they were investigating the cause of death but believe it was accidental.

Tompkins had started working at the park a few days before his death, a Yosemite official said.

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