Alpine Meadows ski school employee found dead in car at resort | TahoeDailyTribune.com

Alpine Meadows ski school employee found dead in car at resort

Union Report

Placer County authorities are investigating the death of an Alpine Meadows Ski School employee found dead in his car at the mountain resort.

Placer County sheriff’s deputies responded Tuesday to reports of someone deceased at Alpine Meadows and found Henry Irving Geldman, 25, of Berkely, in a parking lot, stated a press release.

Geldman is suspected to have fallen asleep in his parked car during recent snow storms.

“Geldman’s death appears accidental at this time, but an official cause of death cannot be determined until our Coroner’s Office completes their investigation,” the release stated.

Support Local Journalism


According to Alex Spychalsky, public relations specialist with the resort, witnesses said Geldman decided to sleep in his car instead of return to his accommodations.

“We are profoundly saddened to hear about the death of an employee,” Spychalsky said in an email. “Our deepest sympathies go out to his family and friends.”


Support Local Journalism

Readers around the Lake Tahoe Basin and beyond make the Tahoe Tribune's work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Your donation will help us continue to cover COVID-19 and our other vital local news.