21-year-old skier dies at Copper Mountain Resort

Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania, resident David Vasserman, 21, died at Copper Mountain Resort on Feb. 9 after losing control and landing on a rock.

Though originally from Pennsylvania, Vasserman was attending Colorado School of Mines in Golden and was visiting the county. A news release from the Summit County Coroner’s Office said Vasserman was skiing on expert terrain at around noon on the Bradley’s Plunge run in the Copper Bowl area. He was wearing a helmet.

Vasserman’s cause of death was exsanguination.

This is the fourth known skier death in Summit County in three weeks.

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