Firefighters in Puig de sa Rateta, Fornalutx.

Firefights in Puig de sa Rateta, Fornalutx.


A 25-year-old hiker died in the Puig de sa Rateta, in Fornalutx on Sunday.

The victim was walking with a friend at around 17:50 when he accidentally fell.

Emergency services, firefighters and the Guardia Civil were deployed to Puig de sa Rateta, but were unable to save the hiker who died as a result of severe polytrauma to his head.

The victim reportedly knew the area well, but is thought to have misjudged the terrain in the dark.


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