French woman dies after fall in Norwegian mountains: report

9th August 2010, Comments 0 comments

An 18-year-old French woman has died from her injuries after falling some 200 meters (656 feet) while hiking in the mountains of the Norwegian Lofoten archipelago, Norway's NTB news agency reported Monday.

Police did not disclose the identity of the victim.

The young woman was accompanied by three family members at the time of the accident on Sunday, police said.

Severely injured, she was taken by helicopter to the Tromsoe hospital where she died several hours later, the agency said.

© 2010 AFP

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