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Norwegian basehopper died in Italy

A Norwegian basehopper will have died in the Brento mountain in northern Italy, reports Italian media, according to Aftenposten.

According to Italian media, the 47-year-old Norwegian man must have jumped from the popular base jump site Becco dell’Aquilla, writes Aftenposten .

It is not yet known what is the cause of the accident, but the 47-year-old will have landed in the Sarca river.

The jumping site, located above the village of Dro in Trentino in the north of the country, is a favorite place for extreme sportsmen. However, there have been several accidents in the area previously.

Emergency services and rescue personnel escaped after the accident, but the man’s life was not to be saved.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs press spokesman Per Wiggen confirms VG on Monday morningthat they are aware that a Norwegian citizen will have died in Italy.

(© NTB)

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