- Associated Press - Wednesday, March 19, 2014

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) - Aspen Skiing Co. says a 54-year-old German snowboarder has died after he hit a tree at the Snowmass ski area.

The Aspen Daily News reports (https://bit.ly/1nEDsmS ) the man, whose name has not been released, hit the tree on the Gunner’s View trail at about 2:45 p.m. Tuesday. He was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital.

Aspen Skiing Co. did not say where in Germany the man was from. He was wearing a helmet when he crashed.

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Information from: Aspen Daily News, https://www.aspendailynews.com


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