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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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Inquest into death of girl killed in skiing accident

Jemima Rees. Credit: Family

The inquest will be held today into the death of a Wiltshire schoolgirl who tragically died on a family skiing holiday earlier this year.

Jemima Rees, who was 10 and from Colerne, near Chippenham, crashed into a tree on her last run of the day in the Austrian Alps during the half-term break in February.

Her older brother Barnaby gave her CPR for 40 minutes - meaning her organs could be donated to four people - but she tragically died the following day.The inquest is being held in Salisbury this afternoon.

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