DONNER SUMMIT (CBS13) – A snowboarder was killed Monday on a run at Sugar Bowl Ski Resort.
Justin McCullum, 20, of Roseville, was an employee of the resort and was riding with friends on the Strawberry Fields run at around 2:30 p.m. when he didn’t make it to the bottom. His friends apparently went back up and found him upside down in a tree well and called 911, according to Sgt. Paul Walker of the Placer County Sheriff’s Dept.READ MORE: Firefighters Battling Fire In Rural Sutter County, South Of Nicolaus
Ski patrol performed first aid on McCullum then brought him down the hill where he was pronounced dead.READ MORE: 2 People Taken To Hospital After Arden-Arcade Fourplex Fire
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Strawberry Fields is described as an advanced run.