Emily Watts, who is also known as Mimi, is an experienced snowboarder and had been working at a ski resort in the Chamonix Valley for a couple of weeks before the accident.
Emily's aunt said she was injured on the first day of the season.
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Innocent Betty Laird, 88, died after the car she was travelling in was deliberately crashed into to make fraudulent insurance claims.
At least one person has died in the crash after the plane came down in the city of Riverside shortly after take off.
The animal is believed to have been attacked with metal bars, knives and rocks and later died of his injuries.