Romanian Man Dies in Skiing Accident in Bulgaria’s Bansko

Society » INCIDENTS | February 7, 2016, Sunday // 16:19
Bulgaria: Romanian Man Dies in Skiing Accident in Bulgaria’s Bansko

A male Romanian skier has died after hitting a rock outside a designated ski run in the Bulgarian winter resort of Bansko, BGNES reported on Sunday.

The accident took place man about 2 p.m. on Sunday in a ravine leading to Banderitza chalet below Todorka peak, according to the Bulgarian news outlet.

Initially, the man was descending on a designated ski run but at one point he went out of the safe area for an yet unknown reason. The Romanian was skiing down a ravine outside the ski run when he hit a rock in Banderitza river valley.

The name of the Romanian skier was not immediately known.

The skier was 45 years old, according to 24 Chasa daily.


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