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World2 killed in heavy storms in Switzerland, France

13:20  16 june  2019
13:20  16 june  2019 Source:   msn.com

Driver killed after SUV flipped several times on I-35E

Driver killed after SUV flipped several times on I-35E A 51-year-old man was killed Monday afternoon after the SUV he was driving flipped at least seven times on Interstate 35E. The man was driving a 2000 Mitsubishi Montero southbound on I-35E near Camp Wisdom Road when he changed lanes from the middle lane and then made a hard left turn, police said. The SUV flipped seven to eight times, and the driver was ejected onto the highway, police said. Police say the man was driving "an unsafe speed" moments before the crash at around 4:10 p.m. The man, who has not been publicly identified, was taken to the hospital, where he died.

Authorities say a tourist has drowned in Switzerland 's Lake Geneva after her boat capsized in a driving storm , and another was killed in nearby France after high winds brought down a tree on her campsite.The Swiss news site 20 Minuten reported Sunday the previous day's

The Swiss news site 20 Minuten reported Sunday the previous day's storm brought heavy rain, hail and wind gusts as high as 122 kph (75 mph). Her body was recovered later by divers. About 50 kilometers (30 miles) to the south in France , a 51-year-old German woman was killed when a tree fell

2 killed in heavy storms in Switzerland, France © REUTERS/Pierre Albouy Waves crash on the lakeside of the Lake of Geneva on a windy day in Geneva, Switzerland, February 21, 2018. REUTERS/Pierre Albouy

BERLIN — Authorities say a tourist has drowned in Switzerland's Lake Geneva after her boat capsized in a driving storm, and another was killed in nearby France after high winds brought down a tree on her campsite.

The Swiss news site 20 Minuten reported Sunday the previous day's storm brought heavy rain, hail and wind gusts as high as 122 kph (75 mph).

Police say a tourist couple's boat capsized in Lake Geneva around 5 p.m. Local media reported the man swam to another boat and fired off two flares, but by the time rescuers arrived they were unable to find the woman.

Her body was recovered later by divers.

About 50 kilometers (30 miles) to the south in France, a 51-year-old German woman was killed when a tree fell on her camper.

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