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Man from Mexico dies on advanced run at Breckenridge

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Posted at 8:59 AM, Feb 13, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-13 17:08:09-05

BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. (AP) -- Breckenridge Ski Resort says a 26-year-old man from Mexico died on an advanced run there on Friday.

The Summit Daily News reported Monday that coroner Regan Wood that Ricardo Cohen of Mexico City suffered severe head trauma even though he was wearing a helmet at the time.

The resort's vice president, John Buhler, issued a statement saying Breckenridge and parent company Vail Resorts extended their deepest sympathy and support to the man's family and friends.

It's the fourth ski-related death in the state this year and the third at Breckenridge.

Nine people died while skiing or snowboarding in the state last season.

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