Snowboarder dies after crashing into tree at Aspen Highlands - Albuquerque Journal

Snowboarder dies after crashing into tree at Aspen Highlands

ASPEN, Colo. — A 42-year-old snowboarder died after crashing into a tree at Colorado’s Aspen Highlands Ski Area.

Pitkin County sheriff’s officials say the man, whose name has not been released, was with a friend when he crashed in the Highlands Bowl on Wednesday afternoon. Ski patrollers performed CPR after finding the man unconscious, but he was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later.

No one saw the accident, but rescuers determined that the man had crashed into a tree. No other details were released.

Home » Around the Region » Snowboarder dies after crashing into tree at Aspen Highlands


Albuquerque Journal and its reporters are committed to telling the stories of our community.

• Do you have a question you want someone to try to answer for you? Do you have a bright spot you want to share?
   We want to hear from you. Please email yourstory@abqjournal.com

taboola desktop

1
Woman sought in death of professional cyclist in Texas
Around the Region
Police were searching Monday for a ... Police were searching Monday for a woman suspected in the fatal shooting of a professional cyclist at an Austin home. The body of Anna ...
2
Police investigate shootings that wound 7 in Colorado
Around the Region
Police on Monday were investigating several ... Police on Monday were investigating several shootings in the Denver area and Colorado Springs that left seven people wounded. In Colorado Springs, two juveniles ...
3
Northbound I-17 reopens in Phoenix after wreck that killed ...
Around the Region
A woman was killed early Monday ... A woman was killed early Monday in a three-vehicle crash triggered by a car that stalled out in the traffic lanes of northbound Interstate ...
4
4-alarm fire at a Phoenix recycling plant now under ...
Around the Region
Crews battled a four-alarm fire at ... Crews battled a four-alarm fire at a Phoenix recycling plant for several Sunday before it was brought under control. Phoenix Fire Department officials said ...
5
2 people killed in small plane crash north of ...
Around the Region
Two people were killed in a ... Two people were killed in a small plane crash in a neighborhood north of Denver. KMGH-TV reports the single-engine Piper PA32 went down in ...
6
Woman critically injured in a Lake Pleasant boating accident
Around the Region
A woman has died after she ... A woman has died after she was critically injured in a boating accident at Lake Pleasant, authorities said Sunday. Maricopa County Sheriff's officials said ...
7
Are police consent decrees an asset? Depends on who ...
ABQnews Seeker
The Minneapolis Police Department will face ... The Minneapolis Police Department will face the intense scrutiny of a federal program after a state investigation spurred by the killing of George Floyd ...
8
Judge: COVID asylum restrictions must continue on border
Around the Region
Pandemic-related restrictions on migrants seeking asylum ... Pandemic-related restrictions on migrants seeking asylum on the southern border must continue, a judge ruled Friday in an order blocking the Biden administration's plan ...
9
Northbound I-17 in Phoenix reopens after fiery big-rig wreck
Around the Region
A fiery fatal crash involving two ... A fiery fatal crash involving two big rigs closed part of a Phoenix freeway during the Friday morning commute. The Arizona Department of Public ...