University of Colorado student dies skiing at Breckenridge Ski Resort |

University of Colorado student dies skiing at Breckenridge Ski Resort

Jacob Koltun, seen here in a Facebook photo, died Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, after skiing expert terrain on Peak 7 at Breckenridge Ski Resort. The 22-year-old was a senior at the University of Colorado-Boulder.
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A 22-year-old University of Colorado student died Monday, Feb. 23, after skiing expert terrain at Breckenridge Ski Resort.

Jacob Koltun had been skiing without a helmet on Peak 7.

Breckenridge Medical Center alerted the Summit County Coroner’s Office at about 2:30 p.m. The coroner’s office said Koltun’s death appears to be an accident and did not release any further information.

Kulton’s Facebook page shows he was a senior studying English at the University of Colorado in Boulder and that he was originally from Alameda, California.

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