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Man dies after Vail ski accident

Daily staff report
Vail, CO Colorado

VAIL, Colorado – A Missouri man died after a “ski incident” on Vail Mountain on Tuesday, the Eagle County Sheriff’s Office said.

At about 10:20 a.m., the Sheriff’s Office received word that a 37-year-old male was transported to the Vail Valley Medical Center after an incident on Berries, an advanced trail on Vail Mountain, authorities said.

Vail Ski Patrol provided “advanced life support” and transported the patient to an awaiting ambulance, according to a statement.

He was then transported to the Vail Valley Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. The skier was wearing a helmet at the time of the incident, the Sheriff’s Office said.

The incident remains under investigation.

“The Eagle County Sheriff’s Office, Vail Mountain, Vail Ski Patrol and Vail Resorts extend their deepest sympathy and support to the family and friends of the skier,” the Sheriff’s Office statement said.

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