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Summit County Sheriff's Office

Posted on: December 16, 2019

Sheriff Investigates Unattended Skier Death at Keystone Resort

On December 16, 2019 at approximately 11:50 a.m. the Summit County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a sixty-five year old male skier that was found unconscious and not breathing on a ski run at Keystone Ski Resort.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


Date:  December 16, 2019

Contact: Erin Opsahl

(970) 423-8901

Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov


SHERIFF INVESTIGATES UNATTENDED SKIER DEATH AT KEYSTONE RESORT


    SUMMIT COUNTY, CO – On December 16, 2019 at approximately 11:50 a.m. the Summit County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a sixty-five year old male skier that was found unconscious and not breathing on a ski run at Keystone Ski Resort. There was no visible sign of trauma. The victim was transported to Keystone Medical Center where he was later pronounced deceased. The identity of the skier is being withheld until notification of the next of kin has been made by the Summit County Coroner. The Summit County Coroner has taken over the investigation into the cause of death.


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