The Associated Press
CRYSTAL MOUNTAIN — A spokeswoman for Crystal Mountain ski resort says a 67-year-old Lakewood man died Friday while skiing. Spokeswoman Tiana Enger says the man may have suffered a heart attack.
The News Tribune reports that the ski patrol got a call early Friday afternoon that a skier had collapsed and was unresponsive. Patrol members responded and started advanced life support.
Enger said the man was declared dead at 1 p.m. He was not immediately identified but was described as a former member of Crystal Mountain’s volunteer safety patrol.
The spokeswoman said he had been skiing with friends.