Ski patrol member killed in skiing accident on Mt. Ashland

Deputies said the man was a member of the Mt. Ashland Ski Patrol.

Posted: Feb. 17, 2019 9:29 AM
Updated: Feb. 18, 2019 9:54 AM

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. – A 23-year-old man died while skiing on Mt. Ashland Saturday after reportedly colliding with a tree.

Officials responded to the accident around 1:30 p.m. It happened on the south side of the mountain outside the boundaries of the Mt. Ashland Ski Area.

Deputies said the man was a member of the Mt. Ashland Ski Patrol and was part of a group of ski patrol members skiing in the backcountry.

The name of the man has not been released.

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