Avalanche kills fourth man in three days
The Local · 7 Jan 2015, 19:42
Published: 07 Jan 2015 19:42 GMT+01:00
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- Second deadly avalanche claims life of Italian skier (07 Jan 15)
- Two US skiers killed in Tyrol avalanche (05 Jan 15)
- Avalanche risk warning for Tyrol at level 3 (27 Dec 14)
According to mountain rescue, the two men were working on the mountain near the cable cars, building a profile of snow conditions in order to assess the risk of further avalanches.
Immediately after the avalanche was triggered, their colleagues began an urgent search, which quickly uncovered the two men.
Sadly for one of the men, help came to late, as all attempts at resuscitation were unsuccessful.