Family Files $270M Claim Against National Park Service After Death of 25-Year-Old Newlywed: Reports

The family of a women’s rights activist from Uganda has filed a $270 million administrative claim against the National Park Service after she was killed by an unsecured gate that sliced through her car as she sat with her new husband.

Esther “Essie” Nakajjigo, 25, drove to Arches National Park in Utah with her husband Ludovic Michaud on June 13 as a means of celebrating the one-year anniversary of when they’d first met on a dating app, the Associated Press reported.

Nakajjigo was in the passenger seat of a rental car when strong winds sent the park’s entrance gate swinging into the road — and slicing through their car “like a hot knife through butter,” the claim said, according to the AP.

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