The hike turned into a drama. On Tuesday, around 10:25 a.m., a 78-year-old German national fell to his death from about 25 meters, while walking with his friend in the region of the Col de l’Aiguillon, near the Aiguilles de Baulmes.
The woman immediately alerted the emergency services. Despite an attempt at resuscitation by the interveners, the doctor of the REGA could only note the death, indicates the cantonal police.
An investigation has been opened. It will have to determine the exact circumstances of this accident. The investigations are entrusted to the gendarmes who intervened with the support of their colleagues in the region.
The intervention required the engagement of two patrols of the gendarmerie as well as a helicopter of the REGA and its crew.