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Austrian Police say Jonathan Taylor the Nottingham IT teacher who died after falling on a skiing trip was the last person in a group of his colleagues making their way back but for some "unknown reason" fell.
The 44-year-old went down a steep slope and then fell 13ft off of a high stone wall onto the road below.
Police say the fall left the teacher with "serious head injuries". Emergency services attempted to resuscitate Mr Taylor but he died at the scene.
The Chair of Governors at Christ The King Voluntary Academy Roman Catholic school in Nottingham, David Wilson, said:
The Austrian authorities have ordered a post-mortem examination following the death of a Nottingham teacher on a skiing trip.
Jonathan Taylor, aged 44, fell to his death in the early hours of Easter Sunday as he walked with colleagues.
The school has ended the trip early with pupils aged between 14 and 15 expected to return to the UK this evening.
The Foreign Office confirmed the death of a British national in Austria.
A spokesman said the next of kin had been informed and it was providing consular assistance.