A tragic accident happened on Saturday in Tyrol: A 78-year-old Tyrolean died around 12 noon. The man was traveling with an acquaintance who immediately initiated first aid measures, but the Tyrolean died at the scene of the accident.
Tragic accident in Tyrol: A Tyrolean (78) died on Saturday around 12 noon in an alpine accident. He was with a friend on the descent from the Veitsberg (Thiersee) when the accident happened below the Grabenbergalm. The 78-year-old tripped and fell about 50 meters down steep, rocky terrain. His companion set the rescue chain in motion and immediately began resuscitation, but any help came too late.Emergency helicopter on dutyThe dead man was brought down to the valley by helicopter. The Heli 3 emergency doctor helicopter, the Kufstein Mountain Rescue Service, the flight police, the Alpine Police and the Tiersee Mountain Rescue Service were deployed.