Man dies after crashing into tree at Breckenridge Ski Resort
FRISCO, Colo. (AP) — Authorities say a 21-year-old man died after crashing into a tree at Breckenridge Ski Resort.
The Summit Daily reports Daniel Giger, a University of Colorado-Boulder student and native of Newport Beach, California, hit the tree while skiing an intermediate run on Peak 7 on Sunday afternoon. He was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital.
At least two other people have died skiing or snowboarding in the state so far this season.
The newspaper reports 44-year-old Bindu Pomeroy was killed snowboarding in the Vail backcountry late last month after landing head first while jumping off a cliff. Bill Brockmueller, a 26-year-old University of Colorado graduate student, died Dec. 10, six days after hitting a tree at Eldora Mountain Resort.
Information from: Summit Daily News, http://www.summitdaily.com/