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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4) – A Colorado Springs middle school was closed on Monday following the death of a teacher.

Rachel Dewey died in a skiing accident on Sunday. Investigators say she was skiing with her husband and three sons in an area of Pikes Peak known as Little Italy.

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Rachel Dewey (credit: KKTV)

Dewey lost control and ended up falling 1,000 feet. She was a teacher at Banning Lewis Academy, which canceled classes in response to her death.

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Dewey’s husband told authorities his wife was an expert skier.

Classes will resume on Tuesday and grief counselors will be on hand.

Comments
  1. David Lee says:

    I am reading accounts on the net that she was snow boarding not on skis.

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