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Man killed in Fribourg avalanche

National News // By Tay Kinnear // Feb. 5, 2019

A man was killed in an avalanche in canton Fribourg yesterday afternoon. 

Pixabay Man killed in Fribourg avalanche

Rescuers say he was walking alone in the mountains above Montreux.

The 59-year-old was carried more than 800 meters by the snow – he was declared dead at the scene.

Police say the man was a local and he had likely triggered the avalanche that killed him.

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