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Aspen ski instructor dies skiing in Utah

Posted: 7:01 AM, Apr 04, 2016
Updated: 2016-04-04 09:20:12-04
Aspen ski instructor dies skiing in Utah

A Colorado man is dead after he crashed into a tree while skiing in Park City.

Police say the incident happened Saturday shortly before 10:20 a.m. at Park City Resort.

They say the 48-year-old man was skiing an advanced trail and hit a tree. The Aspen Times reports the man is Hansi Brenninger, a ski instructor in Aspen.

Ski patrol officers administered medical attention while waiting for a helicopter but police say the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

They say he was skiing with family.

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