OLYMPIC VALLEY (CBS13) – A 25-year-old San Francisco man has died after he was found unresponsive in a closed-off trail at Palisades Tahoe over the weekend.
Resort officials say, on Saturday afternoon, they got a report of an injured skier on the Sunnyside Trail.READ MORE: Texas School Shooting: What We Know About The Mass Shooting That Left 21 Dead
Ski Patrol responded and found an unresponsive man. He was rushed by ambulance to Tahoe Forest Hospital where he was pronounced dead, officials say.READ MORE: Gun Found In Desk Of Second Grader At South Sacramento School, District Says
Palisades officials say the man’s official cause of death is still under investigation, but they note that he was not wearing a helmet and appears to have suffered head trauma during a fall.MORE NEWS: Call Kurtis Investigates Whether You’re Getting What You Paid For At The Pump
The Nevada County Sheriff’s Office says they’ve identified the skier as a 25-year-old San Francisco man, but his name is not being released until they can make a next of kin notification.