65-Year-Old Killed In Mt. Rose Ski Accident Near Reno

RENO, Nev. (AP) - Sheriff's deputies are investigating a fatal skiing accident at the Mount Rose Ski Resort.

The victim is a 65-year-old man but his name has not been released.

Witnesses say the man lost control while skiing down the resort's Kit Carson Bowl about 11:15 Friday morning. He struck a tree and was unresponsive immediately after the accident.

The Washoe County Sheriff's Department said Care Flight and paramedics from Incline Village responded but that the man was
pronounced dead at the scene.

The Sierra resort sits between Reno and Lake Tahoe.

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