Missing American Skier Found Dead at the Bottom of a Cliff in 4 Vallées, Switzerland

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The American man had been missing since Wednesday in the Mont-Fort area.

A 20-year-old American has died while skiing in the Mont-Fort area of Switzerland’s 4 Vallées.

The young man had been missing since Wednesday, cantonal police said in a statement.

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4-Valleys rail map

His body was found by helicopter rescue crews in rocky terrain on Thursday afternoon.

Initial investigations suggest the American left the marked ski pistes in the area of the Mont-Fort mountain, part of the large 4 Vallées ski resort. He then fell dozens of meters off a cliff.

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Mont-Fort, Switzerland.

An investigation into the accident is now underway.


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