District attorney to decide charges in skier death on Aspen Mountain

Natalie Egleston hit on catwalk

ASPEN - Pitkin County sheriff's investigators are turning over the results of their investigation into the death of a skier on Aspen Mountain to the district attorney on Friday.

The district attorney is being asked to determine if charges will be filed in the death of Natalie Egleston.

Egleston died on Aspen Mountain Monday after being hit by another skier while she was cleaning her goggles, according to the Aspen Times.

She died from a traumatic brain injury, according to Pitkin County coroner Dr. J. Stevens Ayers' report.

Pitkin County Sheriff Joe DiSalvo told the newspaper Egleston was cleaning her goggles on a catwalk when she was hit by another woman who was skiing.

The coroner ruled Egleston's death an accident.

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