Coroner: Colorado skier died from acute heart failure
FRISCO, Colo. (AP) — Authorities have identified the skier who died after he was found unconscious at a Colorado ski resort last week.
The Summit Daily News reported Monday that the Summit County coroner has determined that 62-year-old David Gissel died from acute heart failure.
Summit County sheriff’s officials say the Colorado Springs man was found in a stand of trees on the edge of a ski run at the Copper Mountain resort on March 13.
He was later pronounced dead at a hospital.
Coroner Regan Wood says the manner of death was natural.
Information from: Summit Daily News, http://www.summitdaily.com/