Fatal accident at Kirkjufell mountain this morning

 Tourists stumbled upon a man who had fallen to his death at Kirkjufell mountain in Snæfellsnes, West Iceland at around 10 this morning. 

The man who died is not an Icelander and seems to have plunged to his death from considerable height. 

Rescue teams were called out to transport the body from the cliffs. 

Police believe that the man got separated from a group of hikers on the mountain. The accident is being investigated. 


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