The Summit County Coroner's Office says Joe Lubar fell on Jan. 25 above tree line at Copper Mountain. He was on a double black diamond run when he fell and suffered brain injuries.
He was taken first to a hospital in Summit County and then transferred to St. Anthony Central Hospital in Denver. He died early on Friday morning.
Lubar was a student at DU and was from Milwaukee, Wis.
WTMJ, 9NEWS' sister station in Milwaukee, reports that Lubar was part of a very prominent family. The school of business at the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee is named after the family. Several other buildings in downtown Milwaukee also have the Lubar name.
According to a statement from the Lubar family, the 21-year-old fell off a drop-off that was about 50 feet high. He had a fractured skull, a fractured right knee, a broken leg, a broken wrist, many facial fractures and lacerations to his liver and kidney.
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