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SEBASTOPOL, Calif. (AP) - A veteran rock climber fell to his death in Yosemite National Park - just hours after proposing to his girlfriend during an earlier climb. The Santa Rosa Press Democrat says Brad Parker's girlfriend, Jainee Dial, had accepted his marriage proposal.

Later in the day, Park Ranger Kari Cobb says the Sebastopol resident was climbing without ropes on an established route when he fell. The fall was witnessed by other climbers.

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