Another Skier Dies In Skiing Accident at Hunter Mountain

Another Skier Dies In Skiing Accident at Hunter Mountain

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Another Skier Dies In Skiing Accident at Hunter Mountain

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Photo (+Cover): Hunter Mountain

On Saturday, a New Jersey man was killed in a ski accident at New York’s Hunter Mountain.

Edward Chu, 24, was skiing at a high rate of speed when he lost control and crashed into a tree on the Rip’s Return intermediate trail.  He was pronounced dead at the scene after the ski patrol and paramedics responded shortly after 2:45pm.

Chu was skiing with his family at the time of the accident.

A 2013 graduate of Watchung Hills Regional High School and a 2017graduate of Seton Hall, Chu is survived by his parents, Daniel and Sue Chu; his brothers, Matthew and Winston, and his maternal grandmother.

Just two weeks ago, Brendan McCue, 27, was also killed in a ski accident at Hunter Mountain. It was reported that McCue had lost control and skidded off trail and struck a rock in the newly constructed trail system at Hunter North, the ski center’s most recent expansion.

McCue was skiing with a group of students he attended college with at the time of the crash.

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