LONGMONT MAN HITS TREE, DIES AT BRECKENRIDGE
A 48-year-old man died Monday in a skiing incident on an advanced trail at Breckenridge.
The Longmont man, identified by the Boulder Daily Camera as Kevin Pitts, died from blunt-force trauma after striking a tree at the resort.
Pitts was taken off the mountain to St. Anthony Summit Medical Center in Breckenridge where he was pronounced dead.
“Breckenridge Ski Resort, Breckenridge Ski Patrol and the entire Vail Resorts family extend our deepest sympathy and support to our guest’s family and friends,” John Buhler, vice president and chief operating officer of Breckenridge Ski Resort, said in a media release.