Hut manager saves German skier’s life

A woman on her way home from the mountain hut she was managing saved a 71-year-old German skier’s life yesterday (Thurs) near Kühtai, Tyrol.The man had fallen into deep snow while skiing off-piste and could not get up. The woman saw him, called rescuers and began to dig him out.An emergency doctor who arrived at the scene on a skidoo and the crew of a rescue helicopter that landed there a short time later succeeded in reviving the German, who had initially showed no signs of life.He was taken to a hospital in Innsbruck for treatment. Doctors said his condition was stable.