December 28, 2022 GMT
Austria: 2 German teenagers dead in skiing accident
BERLIN (AP) — Two German teenagers died after skiing off the edge of a slope in Austria on Wednesday and falling up to 60 meters (nearly 200 feet), police said.
Witnesses saw the 17-year-old boys skiing at high speed down an intermediate-difficulty red slope in the Waidring ski area and then coming off the slope around halfway down, police in Tyrol province said in a statement.
Emergency responders at the scene and two rescue helicopter crews were unable to save the skiers, who died at the scene.