Former Rotherham paraglider '˜dies after crashing in Swiss Alps'Â

A paraglider who reportedly grew up in Rotherham is said to have died after crashing in the Swiss Alps.Â

Monday, 26th November 2018, 5:07 pm
Updated Monday, 26th November 2018, 5:10 pm

The BBC reports that Adam Macpherson, aged 36, was paragliding alone when he crashed into a road in Stechelberg on Thursday at about 2.30pm. 

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He lived in Bern, Switzerland, but reportedly grew up in Kiverton Park, Rotherham.

A spokesperson for the Foreign Office said: "We are aware of the case of a British national who died in Switzerland last week in a paragliding accident."