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Snowboarder dies after fall into crevasse

National News // Dec. 2, 2019

An Italian snowboarder has died after he fell into a crevasse on the slopes of the Klein Matterhorn on Saturday afternoon.

Pixabay Snowboarder dies after fall into crevasse

The 47-year-old was off-piste at the time of the accident.

The man fell around 20 meters into the hole. It took rescuers three hours to get him out.

He was helicoptered to the InselSpital in Bern, where he later died.

An investigation has been opened.

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