Dutch skier killed by avalanche in Valmorel

A Dutch skier has Monday afternoon at the French ski resort of Valmorel to the life by an avalanche.

According to local media the victim was outside the groomed slopes on the road in the company of his son and a third person. The 22-year-old son succeeded his father to dig out before the alarmed rescuers arrived, but medical assistance came too late.

Due to the large amount of snow is the risk of avalanches in the Savoie, where the accident happened, at least until Tuesday large.

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