Colorado skier dies after hitting pole on Utah race course
March 12, 2018
PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — A 70-year-old skier is dead after he hit a pole while racing a friend at a Utah resort.
Authorities at Deer Valley Resort say the man was skiing a race course with a private group when he collided with a pole on the course on Friday.
Emergency crews responded and he was flown by medical helicopter to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Park City police tell KSL-TV that he was from Colorado and visiting Utah for a ski trip with friends.