A South Carolina man died Friday of head injuries received in a skiing accident at the Snowbird Resort.
Greg LaMonte, 28, Greenwood, S.C., died in the accident.LaMonte was skiing on the Bassakwards trail above the restaurant and made a jump into Bicarbonate Gulch when the accident occurred between 11 a.m and noon, said Snowbird spokeswoman Wendy Jacobsen.
Witnesses were unsure as to what caused the head injuries in the fall, she said.
The victim was transported by medical helicopter to LDS Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 12:53 p.m., according to a hospital spokesman.
Doctors say LaMonte showed no signs of life upon arrival at the hospital. The cause of death was listed as severe head injuries.