The Eagle County coroner says a skier who died in an accident on a chairlift at Vail did not fall through a gap in the seat as was previously reported
A skier appears to have suffocated to death at a Colorado resort after he fell through an opening in a chairlift seat and became caught with his coat wrapped around his head and neck, officials said. Jason Varnish of Short Hills, New Jersey, died of positional asphyxia Thursday at Vail Mountain’s Blue Sky Basin area, according to Eagle County...
A New York man has died in a skiing accident at Vermont’s Killington Resort. Jason Vitale, 48, of Baldwin, N.Y., was not wearing a helmet when he lost control and collided with a tree at high speed on Saturday, Vermont State Police said. Vitale went into cardiac arrest while being taken to the hospital, where he later died. The...