There were two fatal accidents on a terrible Friday for climbers in Scotland.
Scottish Executive solicitor David Cassidy (48), from Perth, slipped at the top of Polney Crag, near Dunkeld, and sustained massive head injuries. He was airlifted to hospital on Friday but lost his fight for life over the weekend. He had just completed his second route of the day and was on his way along the top of the crag to the descent route when he fell.Local news report
In the other accident, Trevor Walls, 51, a newspaper editor, died on Friday as he attempted to climb Buachaille Etive Mor, near Glencoe. He was alone at the time and his body was spotted later in the day at the base of East Gully.Report in The Scotsman
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