Young man dies at the Salerno hospital after feeling bad from being too hot


Tragedy in Amalfi Coast: a 17-year-old scout on an excursion with his group he accused an illness and died in the Salerno hospital after transport by helicopter. The illness was probably caused by the strong heat.

Young scout dies on the Amalfi Coast

The incident happened on the afternoon of Friday July 31st. The 17-year-old was hiking with his scout group to the refuge of Santa Maria del Castello, on the Amalfi Coast. The scout group, made up of about ten young people, was going up to the refuge when the boy suddenly had an illness and collapsed on the ground. The strong heat is accused, although the causes of death have not yet been clarified.

Rescue immediately alerted

Who was with the young scout, immediately understanding the seriousness of the situation, alerted the rescue: a helicopter arrived with the crew of the National Alpine and Speleological Rescue Corps (Cnsas) of Campania. So the 17 year old was stabilized and transported by helicopter to the San Leonardo hospital in Salerno, where unfortunately He did not make it. In support of the operations, a helicopter of the State Police also took off to bring food to the remaining boys, definitely in shock for what happened. Now the Prosecutor of Torre Annunziata will investigate. The condolence of Cnsas was expressed through the Facebook page: “We have just learned the news that the boy who was rescued today unfortunately did not make it. The Alpine and Speleological Rescue of Campania is close to the condolences of the family and friends of the young “.


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