Woman died in a fall from a mountain in Helgeland

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A 60 year old woman died when she fell from Dønnamannen mountain in northern Norway. According to the police, it was a tragic accident.


The report of the event came Monday afternoon. According to the Nordland police district, the woman, born in 1958, fell about 30 meters and hit the rocks.

– Next of kin have been notified. The police will investigate the case, but consider this a tragic accident, reports the operation center in the police district.

Eyewitnesses announce to Helgelands Blad that the fall occurred on the west side of Dønnamannen. The mountain peak is 858 meters above sea level.

According to councilor Tor Henning Jørgensen in Dønna municipality, the woman who died was with other hikers. They were on their way down. The other hikers are not physically injured, but were taken care of by rescue personnel.


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