Skier hits tree, dies at Deer Valley
A skier died at Deer Valley Resort on Tuesday after he hit a tree, resort officials said.
The 65-year-old Florida man was skiing the Keno run about noon near the Nabob run on Bald Mountain when he struck a tree, confirmed resort spokeswoman Katy McEver.
"Unfortunately we don't know the surrounding circumstances" as to why the man hit the tree, McEver said. The run is rated intermediate.
A medical helicopter flew to the mountain, but the man had already died, McEver said.
The man was wearing a helmet, according to a press statement from Deer Valley.
The resort was not releasing the man's name.
The Tribune will post further information as it becomes available.
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