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Avalanche in Italian Alps Kills French Skier; Other Escapes

Saturday, 08 December 2018 02:37 PM

ROME (AP) — Italian news reports say an avalanche in the Italian Alps has fatally struck a skier, but his girlfriend survived the snow slide.

The Italian news agency ANSA said the French couple was skiing Saturday at 2,500 meters (about 8,200 feet) high above the town of Chamois in the northwestern Valle d'Aosta region when a mass of snow broke off a crest.

ANSA said the man was dragged by the avalanche for 70 meters (230 feet) and was found buried under 2 meters (6 1/2 feet) of snow.

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Italian news reports say an avalanche in the Italian Alps has fatally struck a skier, but his girlfriend survived the snow slide.The Italian news agency ANSA said the French couple was skiing Saturday at 2,500 meters (about 8,200 feet) high above the town of Chamois in the...
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