Schoolgirl ski death an accident

The death of a Wiltshire schoolgirl who died on a skiing holiday earlier this year has been ruled accidental. Jemima Rees crashed into a tree in the Austrian Alps during the half-term break in February.

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Webcam video of the Alpine resort where 10-year-old skiier died

Jemima Prees from near Corsham, Wiltshire, was skiing with her family in Mayrhofen in the Tyrol region of Austria. She died after careering head first into a tree, despite wearing a helmet. Her brother and father tried to help her at the scene.

She was quickly airlifted to hospital in Innsbruck but doctors couldn't save her. Jemima was a pupil at Calder House, a school for children with special educational needs near Chippenham. She's described as a popular pupil who was very keen on the theatre.

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