6 die in accident on Italian ski slope

Russian tourists on snowmobile, sled crash into ravine at Mount Cermis

Posted: January 6, 2013 at 5:37 a.m.

Rescue workers on a snowmobile early Saturday remove the bodies of six people who died in a sled crash late Friday in northeast Italy.

Six Russians were killed and two seriously injured when the snowmobile and sled they were riding veered off an Italian Alpine ski slope at night, slammed into a barrier and flew through the air into a ravine.

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Front Section, Pages 6 on 01/06/2013