Moroccan woman falls to death from zip line

Moroccan woman falls to death from zip line
Moroccan woman falls to death from zip line

Ghizlane Moutahir, 41, a Moroccan living in Sant’Angelo Lodigiano, will not return alive from her zipline journey. On Sunday, while flying over a forest in the Bitto valley between two villages, she became detached from her harness, fell and crashed 20 meters below shortly before reaching her destination. The accident happened on the Fly Emotion cable car, one of the main tourist attractions in the Alps. When rescuers arrived, they were unable to resuscitate her. She died instantly. The tragedy took place in the presence of two nieces of the victim. They filmed the scene after completing their zipline journey.

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Police and prosecutors have opened an investigation into the terrible accident. According to witnesses, the 41-year-old woman remained suspended vertically for several seconds before falling. Preliminary investigation reveals she “stopped” just before reaching the end of the zipline, “started to struggle” and her “feet slipped,” a spokesperson said. word of the police. He added: “This threw her off balance and she fell from the harness approximately 20 meters into the forest below and was killed instantly.” After the tragic accident, authorities temporarily closed the park while the investigation continued. “The video of what happened, taken by his nieces, is also being examined and the local prosecutor has opened an investigation,” the spokesperson continued. The Sondrio municipal prosecutor’s office ordered an autopsy of the body.

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“Our first thoughts are with the lady and her family. We still don’t know for sure what happened and I am shocked and in disbelief. We are cooperating with the authorities to try to understand what happened,” said Matteo Sanguineti, CEO of Fly Emotion. Corrierespecifying that this 1,500 m long zip line was inaugurated in 2011 and, since then, more than 200,000 people have used it without there being the slightest accident.

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Michele, the deceased’s husband of nine years, is in shock. He, who had stayed at home because he suffered from a toothache, rushed to the park after the tragic accident. “I should have been there with her too. I thought she had just injured herself, but now she is no longer there,” he regrets to the newspaper La Repubblica.

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