US Doctor Trampled to Death by Elephant

UCSD dean was on Tanzania safari

By Newsy, a Newser Video Partner

Posted Sep 5, 2013 9:51 AM CDT

(Newser) – A dean at the University of California San Diego was found dead in Tanzania after he was trampled by a charging elephant. Dr. Thomas McAfee, 58, was on a luxury safari at Tarangire National Park with two unidentified companions when they encountered a herd of about 50 elephants. Newsy reports:

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