Skier who hit tree Saturday identified |

Skier who hit tree Saturday identified

Daily Staff Report

BEAVER CREEK MOUNTAIN – A 55-year-old Missouri man who died Saturday was killed by injuries he suffered after skiing into a tree, Eagle County Coroner Kara Bettis said. Jon Pyzyk, 55, of St. Louis, died of severe head trauma, Bettis said. Pyzyk was skiing on the upper protion of the intermediate trail, Harrier, when the accident occurred. He was not wearing a helmet, Beaver Creek Mountain officials said. Saturday’s fatality was the first for Beaver Creek this ski season.Vail, Colorado

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