Category Archives: accident

Student killed in Trieste

A 23 year old student was crushed to death under a pop concert stage rigging yesterday in an indoor sports hall in Trieste. 20 year old Francesco Pinna was working on the rigging in preparation for a concert by Italian … Continue reading

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Belgian cyclist dies in Giro

Belgian cyclist Wouter Weylandt (pic left) was fatally injured yesterday during the third day of the Giro d’Italia, Italy’s annual cycling race. The 26 year old suffering fatal head injuries after crashing 20 metres to the road below while descending … Continue reading

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British climber dies in Italian Dolomites

Patricia Fletcher of Nantwich, Cheshire has died in a mountain climbing accident after a fall of some 300 metres on the Via Ferrata delle Trincee, above Arabba in the Dolomites, a spectacular mountain chain straddling Italy and Austria. Mrs Fletcher, … Continue reading

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