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Snowboarder dies after crash on Aspen Mountain

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Posted at 1:22 PM, Mar 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-03 18:33:37-05

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — Authorities say a 30-year-old man has died after a snowboarding crash on Aspen Mountain.

The Aspen Times reports that the man was snowboarding in a closed ski area of the mountain and hit a stationary object.

The Pitkin County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement that it learned of the crash around 1:30 a.m. on Sunday.

The sheriff’s office says emergency personnel came to the crash location but could not revive the man, who was identified as 30-year-old Aaron Joseph Hill, of Aspen.

The cause and manner of death is pending further investigation.