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Snowboarder injured at terrain park

Aspen Times Staff

A 14-year-old boy from Minnesota was taken to Aspen Valley Hospital on Friday afternoon after suffering head, chest, arm and leg injuries following a snowboarding crash at the Snowmass terrain park.The snowboarder was not wearing a helmet and was unconscious when ski patrol arrived shortly after the crash at 3:52 p.m. The snowboarder did not regain consciousness before being placed in the ambulance.Aspen Skiing Co. spokesman Jeff Hanle said he didn’t have any information on the severity of the boy’s head injuries. He said the snowboarder crashed after launching off the second jump on Velvet Falls, skiers’ left of the Snowmass halfpipe and underneath the Village Express chairlift.


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