Man who died after hitting tree while skiing at Snowbasin identified
WEBER COUNTY, Utah — A man suffered fatal injuries Saturday after he struck a tree while skiing at Snowbasin Resort in Weber County.
Authorities have identified the victim as 24-year-old Ryan Roberts of Ogden, Utah.
Lt. Nate Hutchinson of the Weber County Sheriff’s Office said they were called around 1:10 p.m. about a man who hit a tree while skiing.
Emergency crews rushed Roberts to the hospital where he later died.
Hutchinson said they tried to call for a medical helicopter to transport Roberts but weather conditions prevented the aircraft from flying.