Dane plunges to his death while mountain climbing in France

July 16th, 2013

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A Danish climber fell to his death yesterday while climbing on Europe's highest peak, Mont Blanc in France. French media reports that the climber died instantly after dropping 300 metres. He was not wearing a safety line.  French authorities are investigating the accident. The man’s identity has not been released, but the Foreign Ministry confirmed that a Danish citizen had died in connection with a climbing accident in France and that his relatives have been informed. The Dane was the third climber to die on Mont Blanc in two days.  – Ekstra Bladet


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