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American tourist dies in Valais after fall

National News // Sept. 7, 2017

A 55 year old American tourist has been killed while hiking in Valais. Her husband watched her fall.

Marc Mongenet American tourist dies in Valais after fall

The couple had been staying the night in a mountain shelter before setting out to walk the Termin pass.

While on a marked trail, the woman slipped and fell 100 meters down a steep hill.

The woman was dead when rescuers arrived, according to Valais police.

An investigation has been launched. 

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