- Associated Press - Friday, March 10, 2017

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - Authorities have released the identity of a 24-year-old U.S. senior airman who died after hitting a tree while snowboarding at Eldora Mountain Resort.

The Boulder County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as Tien Tran of Aurora.

The Daily Camera reports (https://bit.ly/2mtHxN0) that Tran was assigned to the 566th Intelligence squadron at Buckley Air Force Base.

The base was planning a memorial service.

Tran was found unconscious and not breathing Tuesday on a black diamond run. He was wearing a helmet.

The coroner’s office says an investigation into the accident is continuing.

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Information from: Daily Camera, https://www.dailycamera.com/

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