Teen Skier Who Died In Tree Collision Was From Texas

WINTER PARK, Colo. (CBS4) – A 17-year-old girl is the latest person to die at a Colorado ski resort.

The teenager hit her head on a tree on Wednesday afternoon at Winter Park resort.

map1 Teen Skier Who Died In Tree Collision Was From Texas

The crash happened on an intermediate trail, and the ski patrol said she wasn’t wearing a helmet. The Associated Press reported that she was Alicyn Mitcham of Colmesneil, Texas, and that she fell on the Forget-Me-Not run in the Parsenn Bowl.

The crash marks the second death involving a skier in Colorado in less than a week.

A 26-year-old skier died after falling on an expert run at Breckenridge on Friday. He was wearing a helmet but suffered severe head trauma.

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