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Boy, 13, dies during skiing trip

National News // Feb. 12, 2020

A schoolboy has died while on a skiing trip in canton Vaud. 

Pixabay Boy, 13, dies during skiing trip

The 13-year-old was with a group of 29 on Sunday morning when he lost control and hit a metal post. He was helicoptered to hospital in Bern where he later died.

His classmates are in shock.

The boy, from canton Fribourg, was said to be a good skier. His father is a ski instructor and was with the group. He was one of the first on the scene of the accident.

Psychological support is being given to his classmates.

Police say the accident is being investigated.

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