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Another man dies while hiking - adding to the record body count

National News // Sept. 17, 2018

A man has died while hiking in canton Fribourg. The 28-year-old was walking with a friend when he fell 200m.

pixabay Another man dies while hiking - adding to the record body count

A rescue helicopter recovered the body.

The police are investigating.

The death adds to the record count already this year.

The Swiss Alpine Club says there were the double the amount at the beginning of this year than in 2017.

80 lost their lives between January and June.

The club says the combination of heavy snow and then a hot summer brought more people to the slopes.

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