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Skier dies after "medical episode" at Winter Park

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Posted at 1:54 PM, Feb 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-20 15:54:21-05

WINTER PARK, Colo. — A 58-year-old man from Westminster died while skiing at Winter Park on Tuesday, the ski resort said.

The man, who was wearing a helmet, suffered "what appeared to be a medical episode" about 1:20 p.m. on the White Rabbit trail, according to a news release from Winter Park. Ski patrol responded and took the man to Denver Health Winter Park Medical Center, at the base of the resort, and he was pronounced dead.

More information about the incident was not yet available Thursday.