By Associated Press - Monday, March 20, 2017

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - A Colorado Springs woman who died in a skiing accident on Pikes Peak was a middle school and college teacher who had three teenage sons.

The Gazette reports ( ) 48-year-old Rachel Dewey was skiing the Little Italy Couloir with her husband and children Sunday morning when she lost control and fell about 1,000 feet. The Teller County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death.

Dewey was an eighth-grade social studies teacher at the Banning Lewis Ranch Academy in Colorado Springs. She also taught a philosophy class at Pikes Peak Community College and had been an adjunct instructor for the school’s Division of Communications, Humanities and Technical Studies since 2005.

Todd Morse, head of school for the Banning Lewis Ranch Academy, says the community is heartbroken because of the death.


Information from: The Gazette,

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