Monday, 09. December 2013 - 03:12
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A Dutch skier has died after collapsing on the piste during a skiing holiday in Flachau in the Pongau region of Salzburg.
The 67-year-old man collapsed. Emergency teams were called, but were unable to save the man.
The man is the fourth person to die on Salzburg's slopes in the past two weeks.
The Austrian mountain rescue confirmed that they were regularly called to help people with heart and circulation problems.
They advise people both locals and tourists to not attempt skiing with no training and when they are out of condition.
They advise people take part in exercise and get fit in preparation for the skiing trips.
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