Boy, 5, dies from falling rock
A five-year-old boy has died while playing on a farm in Niederurnen in canton Glarus.
He was hit by a falling rock. It’s thought the rock became loose on a hill above him and rolled down the slope – it’s estimated it weighed 40 kg.
The boy was flown to hospital in Zurich, but never regained consciousness and died during the night according to Glarus police.
An investigation is underway.