Lavenham snowboarder loses fight for life

A snowboarder from Lavenham who was involved in a freak accident in the French Alps on Saturday has died.

She was airlifted to Annecy hospital and had been on a life support machine. with her family – mum Nicky McAllister, step-dad Malcom McAllister, brother Rory, 27, and dad Dominic Watts, by her side.

The Foreign Office confirmed Miss Watts, who had been working at a ski resort for two weeks, died today (Thursday).

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