A 14-year old Colorado Springs girl died of injuries from a ski accident at Breckenridge Ski Resort on Friday, marking the first fatality of the new ski season.
The resort says the incident happened at 11:48 a.m. on the intermediate trail Spruce. The resort's ski patrol responded immediately and worked with Flight for Life to put the girl on advanced life support while getting her to the ambulance.
According to the Denver Post the teen was wearing a helmet at the time of her accident.
The Summit Daily News cites an eyewitness in reporting that the girl "appeared to have hit a tree"