A 24-year-old Belgian snowboarder, B. L., Sunday to the life when he was swept away by an avalanche in the Italian Livigno, near the border with Switzerland. That report Italian media, and confirmed by the emergency services.
Another snowboarder, who in the morning, together with the victim had snowboarding, raised the alarm when in the late afternoon, still not back down. Then came workers in action, the body finally could locate it under a thick layer of snow.
The accident took place outside the ski slope.
The body of the fallen snowboarder is now salvaged. The circumstances of the tragedy are being investigated further.