German hiker dies in fall in Switzerland

6th January 2009, Comments 0 comments

The man is believed to have slipped on frozen snow and fell from an 80-metre high cliff.

GENEVA – A German hiker has died in northeast Switzerland after falling from a cliff, police in the Alpstein massif reported Monday.

The man, in his 40s, came from southern Germany and is believed to have died on New Year's Day after slipping on frozen snow and falling from an 80-metre high cliff.

[AFP / Expatica]

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