Snowboarder Dies After Hitting Tree

by The Editors on July 24, 2012

A 30-year-old snowboarder has died at Australia’s Mt. Hotham Resort after apparently “smashing into a tree” on Sunday, July 22, 2012, according to a story in the Sydney Morning Herald.

A police spokesman said that the accident happened in Hotham Heights area at about 2.40pm. . . The area is popular with snowboarding and ski enthusiasts. . . The man is believed to have died before ambulance crews arrived at the scene.

Our thoughts are with the man’s family and friends.

[Link: Sydney Morning Herald]

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