Skier Dies At WV Resort

Skier Dies At WV Resort

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Skier Dies At WV Resort

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CBS Fox 59 reported that a 70-year-old skier died on Sunday 1/15 at Snowshoe Mountain Resort. According to the report, the skier was found unconscious and later passed away at a local hospital.

Snowshoe Mountain Resort had this to say about the incident:

“We were deeply saddened to receive confirmation that he later passed away at a regional hospital. Our thoughts and condolences are with the man’s family and friends. While accidents like this are rare, any time they do occur it deeply saddens all of us in the ski industry. Skier safety is our top priority here at Snowshoe Mountain and we will continue to strive to offer the safest environment possible for our guests” 


The news comes among a wave of recent deaths at ski resorts across the country.

Without any further details, we can’t assume the skier passed away due to a skiing accident. However, reading about deaths on the hill is a reminder to stay safe out there. Our thoughts and prayers are with the skier’s family and friends.

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