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Avalanche kills 3 people in French Alps

Associated Press logo Associated Press 5/9/2017

Avalanche kills 3 people in French Alps. © Regina Siebrecht/Getty Images Avalanche kills 3 people in French Alps.

PARIS — French officials say three people have died in an avalanche that struck the Alpine ski resort of Bonneval-sur-Arc.

The Savoie prefecture said the avalanche struck around noon (1000 GMT) Tuesday, without giving details about the casualties' identities.

French media reported that the victims included two men and a woman and were experienced hikers.

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