On Air Now
BBC Newshour Extra

BBC Newshour Extra

5 a.m. - 6:30 a.m.
Follow WRS on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
Listen Live
Just Played
The Breakfast Show

The Breakfast Show

6:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.
 
Next on WRS

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.

Related articles

Search