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Woman dies in Bernese Oberland rockfall

National News // By Tay Kinnear // July 8, 2019

A woman has died after being hit by a falling rock on Saturday while hiking in the Bernese Oberland.

Pixabay Woman dies in Bernese Oberland rockfall

The 55-year-old lived in Basel and was waking in a group near Gantrisch. Another man was injured in the rockfall.

Bern police say the victim was hit just after 2pm. Paramedics arrived by helicopter and declared the woman dead at the scene.

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