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Skier dies after crashing into tree at Eldora resort in Boulder County

By Mitchell Byars / The Boulder Daily Camera

Skiers ride the lift up the mountain to ski at Eldora Mountain Resort in Nederland, Colorado.

A skier died this morning after crashing into a tree at Eldora Mountain Resort near Nederland, according to Boulder County Sheriff's Office officials.

Rescue crews found the male skier and began performing CPR on him around 11 a.m.

Boulder County sheriff's Cmdr. Nick Goldberger said crews tried to call in a medical helicopter, but it was grounded due to the high winds. An ambulance responded, but the skier — who was believed to be 23 years old — was pronounced dead at the ski area.

Read the full story on The Denver Post website.