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Boy dies after Big Sky ski crash

Posted at 6:56 PM, Feb 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-22 23:10:00-05

BIG SKY – A 9-year-old boy died while skiing on Tuesday, according to a Friday press release from the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office.

The boy’s father reported him missing at 2:51 near the junction of Middle Road and Lobo Ski Run at Big Sky Ski Resort. A short time later, the boy was found dead in a tree well. He reportedly died due to blunt force injuries caused by hitting a tree on a steep slope.

The boy and his family were from Carlisle, Mass.

No other details were provided by officials.