Skier airlifted from Loveland Ski Area dies
March 13, 2012
A 71-year-old male skier was airlifted from Loveland Ski Area on Saturday.
He was in critical condition when he departed the mountain for St. Anthony’s Hospital in Denver, and died on Sunday.
According to a Loveland Ski Area statement, at approximately 11:30 a.m., the helmeted skier was involved in an incident while skiing in Patrol Bowl, an expert run.
Loveland Ski Patrol witnessed the incident and responded immediately.
“Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends during this difficult time,” Loveland spokesman John Sellers said.
Loveland Ski Area could not provide details of the man’s injuries or how the accident occurred. In an effort to respect the privacy of him and his family, officials did not release any personal information, including where the man was from.