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Man reportedly dies after rescue mission near Falls Creek

A man is believed to have died near Falls Creek following a search and rescue mission in Victoria’s high country.

Three units from the State Emergency Service were called to Granite Track Road at Mitta Mitta, north of Falls Creek, about 7pm on Thursday to reports of a skiing accident.

The air ambulance was dispatched and paramedics were forced to battle snowy terrain to reach the injured man, reports 3AW radio station.

It got down to minus four degrees at Falls Creek on Thursday night.

Mitta Mitta is located in the Mitta Valley in north-east Victoria, about 130 kilometres from Bright.

More to come. 

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