A 21-year-old man died Sunday night time after falling on a newbie’s path at Blue Mountain Resort, authorities stated, his demise marking the third demise at space ski resorts this 12 months.
The person has not been recognized, and Carbon County Coroner Bob Miller stated an post-mortem is being accomplished on Monday.
The person was on a newbie’s terrain park path and went over a snow function and fell round 6 p.m. Sunday, Blue Mountain spokeswoman Tricia Matsko stated. She stated the person was not sporting a helmet.
The person was taken to Palmerton Hospital the place he handed away, Matsko stated.
She described the accident as a single-skier accident. She stated the resort’s ski patrol can also be investigating what occurred.
“Presently, our ideas and prayers exit to his household,” Matsko stated.
The person’s demise was the third deadly skiing-related accident within the space this 12 months, the second at Blue Mountain.
Final weekend, 80-year-old Rudolf Huber was snowboarding on a path at Camelback Resort in Monroe County when he crashed after snowboarding over a drop on one of many slopes. He was taken to Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest and died from problems of a number of traumatic accidents.
On New Yr’s Day, Connor Golembiewski, 17, of Flemington, N.J., died after falling from a ski chairlift at Blue Mountain.
Blue Mountain Resort was additionally the location of two deadly accidents in 2018.
Grygoriy Sologub, 53, of Philadelphia died Jan. 21 after one other skier bumped into him on a slope, authorities stated.
On March 15, 20-year-old Euna Shin of Piscataway, N.J., was pronounced lifeless sooner or later after she suffered head accidents from a fall whereas snowboarding, authorities stated.