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71-year-old skier dies at Squaw Valley

5:17 PM, Dec 21, 2012   |    comments
Snow at Squaw Valley (Photo Courtesy: Squaw Valley Facebook Page)
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TAHOE CITY, CA (AP) - A Lake Tahoe-area ski resort says a 71-year-old skier has died after hitting a tree.

The Sacramento Bee reports that Squaw Valley officials reported on Friday that the unidentified man died around 11 a.m. on the west face of KT-22.

The resort said the man was wearing a helmet.

Squaw Valley is located in Placer County in the Sierra Nevada and was the site of the 1960 Winter Olympics.

The Associated Press

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