20-yr-old hiker dies in Saas Fee

Sion, Switzerland (GenevaLunch.com) - A 20-year-old German who was hiking near Saas Fee Monday 26 July fell 100 metres to his death, say Valais police. He and a companion were walking on the Britannia-Plattjen path when, for reasons not yet clear, they left the path to climb higher and the youth slipped. He died at the scene. Police have opened an investigation to determine the cause of the accident.