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Skier found unconscious in trees at Copper Mountain dies

Posted: 6:10 AM, Mar 15, 2019
Updated: 2019-03-15 12:10:11Z
Copper Mountain

BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. (AP) — A 63-year-old skier who was found unconscious in a stand of trees at Copper Mountain resort has died.

Summit County sheriff's officials say the man, whose name has not been released, was found on the edge of a run Wednesday afternoon. He died at a nearby hospital.

Investigators have not said if the man hit a tree or collapsed.

The Summit County coroner will release a cause of death.