Snowboarder dies after crashing into tree at Eldora resort in Boulder County | AspenTimes.com

Snowboarder dies after crashing into tree at Eldora resort in Boulder County

The victim was an airman stationed at Buckley Air Force Base

KIERAN NICHOLSON | knicholson@denverpost.com | The Denver Post

Skiers ride the lift up the mountain to ski at Eldora Mountain Resort in Nederland. For more photos go to www.dailycamera.com

An airman stationed at Buckley Air Force Base died in a snowboarding accident after hitting a tree Tuesday at Eldora Mountain Resort.

Members of the Eldora Mountain Resort Ski Patrol were notified of an injured rider on the Mule Shoe run, an expert run, according to the Boulder County Sheriff's Office. The downed rider, identified only as a 23-year-old man, was unconscious and not breathing. He was wearing a helmet at the time.

CPR was performed on the man, who was pronounced dead on scene by an on-duty emergency room doctor.

Read the full story in The Denver Post.

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