A woman found dead on Mount Hiko, Shizuoka Prefecture, accidentally fell to her death while climbing the mountain, police believe.
Police received a report from a Mount Hiko lookout point on Friday at around 11:30 a.m. saying that a woman had fallen from an observation platform, Fuji TV reported. Police officers and fire department personnel arrived at the scene and found the woman, believed to be a Shizuoka resident in her 30s, lying motionless in the snow. Police say she was confirmed dead at the scene.
The woman fell around 40 meters down the mountain. Police say a meter-high fence had been built along the edge of the cliff onto which the woman fell.© Japan Today