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Authorities ID man who died while skiing at Loveland

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Posted at 10:01 PM, Mar 28, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-29 00:01:04-04

DENVER (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a 35-year-old man who died while skiing at Loveland Ski Area.

The Denver Post reports Cole Barker, of Georgetown, was found unresponsive near the base of a tree Friday morning. Resort officials say ski patrollers were in the area and attended to the man, but he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Barker was wearing a helmet.

The Clear Creek Sheriff's Office is investigating, and an autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday.

Authorities have not released the cause of Barker's death.

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