Skier dies at Breckenridge Ski Resort after hitting tree
On March 8, at approximately 9:50 a.m., the Summit County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a skier who collided with a tree at Breckenridge Ski Resort on Peak 8. The skier was transported to the Peak 8 First Aid Room where he was later pronounced dead.
No information about the identity of the skier is being released until notification to the next of kin has been made. The Summit County Coroner has taken over the investigation.
This story will be updated as more information becomes available.
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