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    US tourist killed by elephant after being pulled from her tour group vehicle in Zambia

    By Olivia Land,

    23 days ago

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    A US tourist was killed by elephant in Zambia Wednesday that pulled her from her tour group’s vehicle and trampled her, local officials said.

    Juliana Gle Tourneau, 64, of New Mexico, was with a group that had stopped near the Maramba Cultural Bridge in Livingstone due to traffic from an elephant herd when one of the animals attacked, Southern Province Police Commissioner Auxensio Daka told the Zambian broadcaster ZNBC.

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    The elephant tossed Tourneau out of the group’s vehicle and trampled her to death.

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    The tourist was killed by an elephant that was crossing the road. AFP via Getty Images

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    Juliana Gle Tourneau is the second US tourist killed by an elephant in Zambia this year. Universal Images Group via Getty Images

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    Wednesday’s incident marked the second fatal elephant attack on a US tourist in Zambia this year: In March, another traveler was killed when an elephant charged at their truck and flipped it over.

    Local authorities have cautioned visitors to exercise caution when observing wildlife.

    With Post wires

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