Skater dies after slipping down hill 

A SKATER died after slipping down a hill and falling into a ditch in Castrelo del Miño in Ourense on Sunday afternoon. 

The 112-Galicia emergency service reported it was not yet known whether it was the fall which killed the man or whether something happened to him or he fell ill before he careered down the slope. 

The emergency services were first alerted to the incident by a passer-by who saw what happened and called for help, but according to reports the health team could do nothing to save man’s life.  

The authorities opened an investigation into the cause of the death. 

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Cathy Elelman

Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.

Based in Mojacar for the last 21 years, Cathy is very much part of the local community and is always well and truly up on all the latest news and events going on in this region of Spain.

Her top goals are to do the best job she can informing the local English-speaking community, visitors to the area and the wider world about about the news in Almeria, to learn something new every day, and to embrace very new challenge this fast-changing world brings her way.

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