A YOUNG girl who died in a skiing accident while on a half term holiday with parents in the Austrian Tyrol was from Wiltshire police have confirmed.

The 10-year-old, named locally as Jemima Prees, came from the Colerne area.

She was flown to hospital on Sunday after losing control and going off the piste into woods where she collided with a tree. She was wearing a helmet but was seriously injured and died the following day, said local police.