Former Rotherham paraglider ‘dies after crashing in Swiss Alps’ 

A paraglider who reportedly grew up in Rotherham is said to have died after crashing in the Swiss Alps. 

The BBC reports that Adam Macpherson, aged 36, was paragliding alone when he crashed into a road in Stechelberg on Thursday at about 2.30pm. 



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He lived in Bern, Switzerland, but reportedly grew up in Kiverton Park, Rotherham.

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A spokesperson for the Foreign Office said: "We are aware of the case of a British national who died in Switzerland last week in a paragliding accident."