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Teaching Assistant dies while on holiday in France

Felicity 'Fizz' Ward. Credit: Rob Matthews

A teaching assistant from Tavistock has been killed while on holiday in the French Alps.

52 year old Felicity Ward, also known as Fizz, fell 330ft when she was hiking in the Valjouffrey Valley in the Isere region of eastern France.

She taught at St Peter's Church of England Junior School.

The school posted on its website; 'Fizz was a much respected and valued member of staff who will be sorely missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family at this sad time.'