Snowboarder ticketed for ski slope collision |

Snowboarder ticketed for ski slope collision

KEYSTONE – A sheriff’s deputy cited a snowboarder from Lakewood for crashing into another snowboarder from behind Sunday morning at Keystone.Colorado Springs resident Lorine Miller said she was carving down the Silverspoon trail when she looked up and saw Nathan Scheid flying toward her, the Sheriff’s Office reported.Scheid then crashed into her, cutting her right forearm and bruising her right shin, the report said. He was cited for failing to abide by the Colorado Skier Safety Act. Miller also reported that she tried to stand up following the collision and her left knee gave out.Scheid was taken off the mountain in a sled and admitted to Keystone Medical Center with back pains. The head nurse also told the deputy that medical officials were monitoring Scheid for a possible head injury.The deputy’s report said Scheid told him the last thing he remembered was being taken off the mountain.Scheid was given a ticket for failing to maintain control of speed and not avoiding a collision with someone who was below him on the slope.

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