TELLURIDE, Colo. (CBS4) – A 69-year-old skier died at Telluride Ski Resort on Saturday after he lost control on a black diamond trail and slid into a patch of trees.

George Nolan, of Greenwood, South Carolina, was killed just after 3 p.m. on the Coonskin run. He was skiing with his daughter-in-law at the time.

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Officials with the San Miguel Sheriff’s Office said ski patrollers arrived at the scene of Nolan’s crash quickly but weren’t able to save him. They said he was wearing a helmet.

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“We are deeply saddened by this tragic loss and our thoughts are with the family,” Sheriff Bill Masters said in a prepared statement.

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A Colorado Springs man also died earlier this month in a skiing accident at the resort.