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On Monday, January 2, 2017 at approximately 3 p.m. the Summit County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a skier collision on the Haywood Ski Trail at Keystone Ski Resort.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: January 4, 2017
Contact: Erin Opsahl
SHERIFF’S OFFICE SEEKS PUBLIC’S ASSISTANCE IN SKIER COLLISION
SUMMIT COUNTY, CO – On Monday, January 2, 2017 at approximately 3 p.m. the Summit County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a skier collision on the Haywood Ski Trail at Keystone Ski Resort. An unidentified snowboarder reportedly collided with the victim and left the scene without providing name and contact information. Based upon the reported information this would be a violation of the Skier Safety Act law which required all skiers/boarders involved in a collision stop, exchange information and summon aid.
The Keystone Ski Patrol provided medical aid to the injured woman and transportation off the ski-run and to the medical clinic. This case is under active investigation and no further information is being released at this time.
Witnesses and anyone with information about this collision are encouraged to contact Detective Scott Wagner at 970-423-8913 with any information they have regarding this incident. The snowboarder was described as 5’9”, 160 pounds, wearing a black and red Ruroc Inferno full-face helmet and light brown pants.