71-year-old skier dies at Squaw Valley
December 24, 2012
TAHOE CITY, Calif. (AP) – A Lake Tahoe-area ski resort says a 71-year-old skier has died after hitting a tree.
The Sacramento Bee reports (http://bit.ly/TI10VM ) that Squaw Valley officials reported on Friday that the unidentified man died around 11 a.m. on the west face of KT-22.
The resort said the man was wearing a helmet.
Squaw Valley is located in Placer County in the Sierra Nevada and was the site of the 1960 Winter Olympics.
Information from: The Sacramento Bee, http://www.sacbee.com