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Skier death reported in Big Sky

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Posted at 8:32 AM, Mar 10, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-10 10:32:39-05

BOZEMAN — The Gallatin County Office of the Sheriff/Coroner reports a skier died in an incident at Big Sky Resort on Friday, March 5.

A media release said Kirby Smith, 60, from Dallas, Texas, died from blunt force injuries to the head.

Smith was reportedly wearing a helmet and skiing with his son at the time.

The release said Big Sky Ski Patrol is investigating the incident. No further details were immediately available.