(file photo: Flumserberg)

Night Skier Dies in Swiss Accident

Flumserberg, Switzerland – A 48-year-old man died on Sunday after colliding with a post while night skiing with friends in the Swiss Alps.

(file photo: Flumserberg)
(file photo: Flumserberg)

According to police in Saint Gallen canton, the unidentified victim was the last in his group to descend towards the Tannenboden area at the Flumserberg resort around 7 p.m. When he failed to arrive, his companions climbed back up and found the victim had collided with a post and a safety net.

Rescuers took the victim to a facility in Tannenbodenalp, where he lost consciousness and died.

No further details were immediately available.

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