Alps in Austria: German Wanderer dies after accident in Lech near Bludenz

In Austria's Lech, a fatal accident occurred on Tuesday afternoon: A man from Baden-Württemberg slipped on a hiking trail in the Alps and fell 30 meters deep. His head injuries were fatal, police said.


Accordingly, the wanderer was an 80-year-old man from Schwäbisch Gmünd. He was traveling alone on his tour.


Another hiker on the Lech hiking trail from the Fischteich Zug in the direction of Zugertal discovered the man's body and alerted the rescue workers. The dead was recovered by a helicopter crew and transported away by the mountain rescue service.

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