Summit coroner IDs skier killed in Breckenridge collision with tree |

Summit coroner IDs skier killed in Breckenridge collision with tree

Jesse Paul
The Denver Post

The man who died skiing Tuesday at Breckenridge Ski Resort was heading down an intermediate run when he collided with another skier, lost control and ran into a tree, officials say.

Christopher Dutko’s cause of death was blunt force trauma injuries, the Summit County Coroner’s Office said on Wednesday.

Dutko, 26, was living and working in Breckenridge but was originally from Pennsylvania.

“He did not have a helmet on,” Coroner Regan Wood said in a statement. Dutko was skiing on the Sundown run on Breckenridge’s Peak 9.


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