Skier dies in Nendaz

A skier has been killed in an avalanche in Nendaz in canton Valais.

The 28-year-old Dutchman was with a group of friends while skiing off-piste. 

Police say the avalanche was triggered at about 12.30 on Monday afternoon. The rush of snow carried the victim away. 

Despite attempts by paramedics from a rescue helicopter, the man was declared dead at the scene. 

An investigation is underway. 


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