Richard O'Brien hit tree while skiing in southeast Washington

1:07 PM, Feb 15, 2010   |    comments
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WALLA WALLA, WA (AP) -- A Whitman College student from California died in a skiing accident at the Bluewood resort near Dayton in southeast Washington.

College President George Bridges told the college newspaper The Pioneer that Richard O'Brien, 19, of Davis, California, struck a tree Saturday.

The Walla Walla Union-Bulletin reports Goodell said an ambulance and medical helicopter were dispatched but O'Brien died in the ski patrol room.


The Associated Press

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