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Young skier dies at Breckenridge after hitting tree on Peak 10

Sawyer D'Argonne
Summit Daily
Breckenridge Ski Resort in Summit County.
Summit Daily file photo

A juvenile skier was killed Thursday at Breckenridge Ski Resort, according to a statement from the Summit County Sheriff’s Office. 

At about 11 a.m., the sheriff’s office responded to a report that a juvenile skier collided with a tree on Peak 10. The skier was transported to the Breckenridge Medical Clinic where she was pronounced dead.

The skier’s identity is being withheld until the next of kin have been notified, and her age was not disclosed.

The Summit County Coroner’s Office has taken over the investigation. 

Thursday’s death marks the seventh skiing fatality in the Summit County this season.


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