A Kite Surfer Dies After Suffering a Fall in Famara

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30-year-old kitesurfer died this Sunday after suffering a fall in a rocky area in Famara. The event took place around 6.30 pm when Cecoes was alerted. Apparently, the kitesurfer had suffered a fall in a rocky area, while collecting the sail, due to a gust of wind.

The Emergency Consortium, two ambulances and the Local Police were called.

The firefighters rescued the athlete and took him to where the health resources were. Health personnel assisted him and he had suffered a severe head injury. Once stabilized, he was transferred in critical condition by medical ambulance from the SUC to the Doctor Molina Orosa Hospital, where he has finally died, as reported by the Emergency Consortium.

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