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Ski resort employee dies after being injured on trail

Posted at 2:59 PM, Jan 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-20 18:03:55-05

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — An employee of a ski resort on the California-Nevada border has died after what the resort called a “serious incident" on a trail.

Christopher John Nicholson, 36, of South Lake Tahoe, Calif. was killed on Saturday, KOLO-TV reported.

He was injured on the expert trail in Mott Canyon on the Nevada side of the Heavenly Mountain resort and was pronounced dead at a hospital in Carson City, Nevada.

Details of the incident were not immediately released.

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office and the medical examiner's office in Washoe County were investigating.