Canada Skier, 22, dies at Panorama Resort in B.C.'s East Kootenay

05:37  13 march  2018
05:37  13 march  2018 Source:   cbc.ca

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Panorama Mountain Resort in B . C .' s East Kootenay region says a skier died on its hills Monday afternoon. In a statement. the resort said the skier , a 22 -year-old man, was on a beginner trail named Out Rider and hit a tree.

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Panorama Mountain Resort in B.C.'s East Kootenay region says a skier died on its hills Monday afternoon.

In a statement. the resort said the skier, a 22-year-old man, was on a beginner trail named Out Rider and hit a tree.

The resort says ski patrol was on the scene in minutes. They called in a helicopter airlift but the man had died of his injuries.

"Our hearts go out to the family. This is a tragic accident, and we are doing everything we can to assist family members during this very difficult time," said Steve Paccagnan, the resort's CEO and president.

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"Our community is deeply saddened by this event, and I want to thank the entire response team for their speed, emergency care and professionalism."

The resort says conditions were good at the time of the incident: sunny skies, "excellent" visibility and the snow was "soft and groomed" on the trail. It says the skier was wearing a helmet.

Calls to the RCMP's Invermere detachment and the B.C. Coroner's Service by CBC have not been immediately returned.

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