DEATHS - 2017 MAY

May 1

Famous climber Ueli Steck dies in a tragic accident near Mount Everest.
The renowned mountaineer Ueli Steck, known for his rapid ascents of the Alps which earned him the nickname the ''Swiss Machine'', has died in an accident in Nepal near Mount Everest.
Steck, who was 40 and one of the most celebrated climbers of his generation.


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