Venice, May 24, 2023 – Fatal accident with a kayak last night May 23 in the Aurino stream in Campo Tures (Bolzano). The alarm was raised around 9pm hiking buddies that they had lost sight of the 55-year-old man. The firefighters immediately intervened on the spot and shortly after recovered the missing person from the waters and handed over to the care of the emergency doctor. Despite the speed of rescue and all efforts to avoid the worst, the man died.
Accident at the Treviso Nord A27 tollbooth, one dead in rear-end collision
The victim of Venice
The victim is a 55-year-old man, originally from Venice but resident in San Candido in Trentino-Alto Adige. The group had begun the descent along the Aurino river with kayaks in Gisse, shortly after the tragedy.
Thrown out of the kayak
During the journey, upon reaching Campo Tures, the man was thrown out of his kayak. Due to the strong currents he ended up in a whirlpool and, despite the rescue attempts of his companions who threw ropes at him, the man he drowned. The emergency doctor was only able to ascertain the death.