Skier dies after colliding with tree at Deer Valley

Published: Tuesday, Jan. 28 2014 6:36 p.m. MST

DEER VALLEY — A 65-year-old Florida man died Tuesday after colliding with a tree while skiing at Deer Valley Resort.

Deer Valley ski patrol responded to the incident about 11:30 a.m. on the Keno run, just above Nabob on Bald Mountain. Rescue efforts by both ski patrol and a medical helicopter proved unsuccessful for the man, who was wearing a helmet, according to Deer Valley Resort communications manager Emily Summers.

Park City police were in the process of notifying the man’s family Tuesday.

— Morgan Jacobsen

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