- Associated Press - Sunday, February 12, 2017

KILLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - State police say a man died in a snowboarding accident at Killington Mountain.

Police say that 26-year-old James Meyers was not wearing a helmet when he died Saturday morning. The New Jersey resident was snowboarding with friends when he left the trail they were on and collided with a tree.

Meyer was transported to Rutland Regional Medical Center and died of injuries sustained in the accident.

Police said they were notified of the crash around 10:30 a.m. Saturday.

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