Hiker in the Harz Mountains falls down a slope and dies
The exact causes of the accident are still unclear. A 79-year-old died in a fall on a hiking trail in the Harz Mountains.
A hiker fell about 100 meters down a slope in the Harz Mountains for unknown reasons and died. As the police announced, the accident occurred on Friday afternoon in the Bodetal near Thale in the Harz district. It is still unclear why the 79-year-old fell into the depths.
He died at the scene of the accident. According to the information, the criminal police have started the investigation. According to the police, the hiking trail was closed until recently due to construction and safety measures.