British Mountain Biker Marc Sutton has been tragically shot dead by a hunter whilst out riding woodland near Montriond!
Marc Sutton, 34 from Caerphilly, South Wales who owned a restaurant in Les Gets, was hit by a single stray bullet and died immediately. The hunter was a 22 year old and “went into deep shock when he realised what he had done. He now faces trial and prison.” He is currently in Hospital in a state of severe shock.
The accident happened on Saturday evening in thick woods close to the ski resort of Montriond, at about 6pm.
It is reported that Marc was wearing his typically bright riding gear and helmet.
The Foreign Office said it was in touch with local authorities and was providing support to his family.