BERLIN — Authorities say one person was killed and a second seriously injured after getting caught in an avalanche in Austria.
Police told the Austrian news agency APA on Saturday that the two people were part of a group who were in the Rax mountain range in Austria, near the town of Reichenau, when the avalanche hit in the afternoon.
The seriously injured person was flown to a hospital by helicopter.
Officials say no other people have been reported missing but that as a precaution the area was searched, and no signs of anyone else hit by the wet snow were found.
There were no other immediate details on the two victims.
The Associated Press