British girl, five, killed during ski lesson in French Alps
The Independent says A five-year-old British girl has been killed in an accident on a ski slope in the French Alps, according to reports.
The girl was having a skiing lesson on the piste when a man skiing at high speed crashed into her, local media said. She died as she was being transported to hospital by helicopter.
Police have opened a manslaughter investigation and a 40-year-old French man has been arrested. The suspect, who was from the local area, is accused of skiing at excessive speed when he struck the victim, according to the local radio network French Bleu.
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