An Israeli man was killed and a woman seriously hurt in a zip-lining accident in Honduras Thursday, Israeli officials said.
The two were on a zip line over a treetop canopy near Roatan on the island of Bahia when they crashed into each other, according to local media.
It was not immediately clear how the accident occurred.
The man, 29, was killed and the woman was taken to a local hospital in serious condition.
The Israeli Foreign Ministry said Friday its embassy in Guatemala was arranging for the body of the man to be flown back to Israel for burial.
Dos personas accidentadas por choque de cables de canopy sky, fueron trasladadas por el cuerpo de Bomberos a un centro asistencial de Roatán. pic.twitter.com/J2FiZZRcc6
— Radio América HN (@radioamericahn) July 6, 2018
The ministry did not name him or the woman, though they were named in local media.
As stated by the La Prensa news website, the two were on a cruise that had stopped in Roatan, a popular tourist destination.
The island has several zip line attractions that zoom tourists over treetops at high speeds.