Haut-Rhin: a young girl kills herself in a sledge descent

    Haut-Rhin: a young girl kills herself in a sledge descent

    A young 18-year-old girl died on Sunday during a toboggan run at the Schlumpf ski resort, located in the town of Dolloren, in the Haut-Rhin, we learned Sunday from the firefighters.

    After the fall of the victim, a firefighter, who was passing by, provided him with first aid, carrying out massages, before the intervention of his colleagues mountain specialists and the gendarmes, reports Alsace. The young girl could not be revived.

    A young woman transferred in absolute urgency

    The victim was accompanied by a 23-year-old young woman who was transferred as an absolute emergency to Mulhouse hospital, firefighters said confirming information from the Latest News from Alsace (DNA).

    The circumstances of the accident were not specified. Contacted by AFP, the gendarmerie did not wish to communicate, indicating that an investigation was underway.

    Located in the Ballons des Vosges natural park, the Schlumpf station rises to 1,000 meters.

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