The emergency services could not do anything. Thursday July 28, a man died in Gabat, not far from Saint-Palais (Pyrénées Atlantiques) by falling from a palombière. According to Sud-Ouest, the victim fell from a ladder from a height of about six meters. Accompanied by a friend, the man had come to repair the hide perched several meters above the ground. The daily specifies that the hunter would have fallen on a wooden stake erected on the ground which would have pierced his abdomen.
In cardiorespiratory arrest, the 65-year-old man was found unconscious . Originally from the Oloron-Sainte-Marie sector, the hunter died on the spot.