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For Immediate Release

Skier dies on Aspen Mountain

Pitkin County, Colorado – January 11th, 2014 – On Saturday, January 11th, 2014, around 2:45pm,

the Aspen Pitkin County Communications dispatch center received a 911 call about a skier who had

been found unconscious, tangled up in trees, near the Bellissimo ski run on Aspen Mountain.

Ski patrollers were alerted and immediately began performing CPR on the unresponsive man.

Resuscitation efforts were unsuccessful and the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

While there were no known witnesses to the accident, rescuers surmised that the man left the

designated ski trail and collided with trees, suffering head trauma upon impact.

Authorities identified the man as Jonathan Stuart, a 56*year*old Aspen resident.

For more information contact:

Deputy Michael Buglione

970*920*5300

Michael.Buglione@PitkinSheriff.com
 
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