Skier dies at Vail |

Skier dies at Vail

Daily Staff Report

VAIL ” A 62-year-old male skier who collapsed on Vail Mountain Friday afternoon has died.

The skier, identified as David John Luttropp of Fort Collins, collapsed on Blue Ox, a double black diamond trail on Vail Mountain, according to a press release sent out by resort officials.

Ski patrollers brought the man off the mountain to a waiting ambulance and he was taken to Vail Valley Medical Center. He later was pronounced dead, according to the release.

An autopsy is scheduled for Sunday.

“We don’t have a cause of death yet,” said Eagle County Coroner Kara Bettis. “In a day or so, we’ll have more information.”

Vail, Colorado

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