12-year-old dies in ski accident at Breckenridge

The Summit County coroner has released more information about the death of a boy at Breckenridge over the weekend.

KUSA - A 12-year-old boy from California is dead after a skiing accident at Breckenridge Ski Resort on Saturday.

According to the resort, the boy was skiing on an intermediate trail at the time of the incident. He was flown to Children’s Hospital, but pronounced dead the following day.

The boy's death has been ruled accidental, with the cause being blunt force trauma to the abdomen. 

Four other people have died at Breckenridge this ski season, including a Denver man who hit a tree and a 15-year-old Kansas teen who died while skiing for the first time.

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