Dallas man dies in skiing accident in southwestern Colorado

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DURANGO, Colo. (Durango Herald) — A 70-year-old Dallas man struck a tree and died while skiing at Purgatory Resort in southwestern Colorado.

The La Plata County Coroner’s Office says the collision happened at about 1:15 p.m. Saturday.

The man, who was skiing with his wife, died on the mountain.

He had been wearing a helmet.

The coroner has not released his name. An autopsy is planned this week.

It’s been three years since someone died at Purgatory Resort.

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