18 yr. old dies in drunken ski chalet accident

Posted By: The Ski Channel on February 28, 2011 4:06 pm

Courchevel: Trainee ski instructor, Edward De Nunzio died when he fell from a roof at the ski resortA British teenager has fallen to his death after drunkenly trying to jump from one chalet roof to another in an exclusive Alpine ski resort.

Trainee ski instructor Edward De Nunzio, 18, died instantly after dropping 16ft from the icy roof.

French police have confirmed the former public schoolboy – who gained five As at A-level – had been drinking heavily and was returning home with a friend when he decided on the prank at 1am on Saturday.

Firefighters found his friend, who has not been named, on the roof. He was not hurt.