Austrian cyclist Christiane Koschier-Bitante, 42, not died by little to be confused with a hare by a hunter. She took three shots of man when training for a race in Italy in the company of her husband and other friends.
– I heard a noise and at first I thought that it was a tire of my bike that would burst, but suddenly I felt a severe pain in the body, to suffer a breakdown – cyclist told the daily L’Arena.
Christiane suffered injuries in the arm, leg and waist and was taken to the hospital. Doctors removed his body from the bullets that were lodged.
– I was very lucky because if it had been hit on the head could have died – said the cyclist.
The hunter who did the shooting is being investigated by police. He was not arrested because he provided first aid to the rider.
– I wanted to kill a hare – tried to explain.