12-year old girl dies in skiing accident

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A 12-year-old Dutch girl has died following a skiing accident at the Spieljoch resort in Tirol, Austria, on Sunday.

Austrian police said the girl lost her balance during a descent, went off piste and hit a tree. She was airlifted to a hospital in Innsbruck where she succumbed to her injuries.

Earlier that day a 62-year-old woman was seriously hurt after colliding with another skier in Kitzbühel, also in Tirol.  She is in a hospital in Innsbruck with unknown injuries.

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