Snow at Squaw Valley (Photo Courtesy: Squaw Valley Facebook Page)
TAHOE CITY, CA (AP) - A Lake Tahoe-area ski resort says a 71-year-old skier has died after hitting a tree.
The Sacramento Bee reports that Squaw Valley officials reported on Friday that the unidentified man died around 11 a.m. on the west face of KT-22.
The resort said the man was wearing a helmet.
Squaw Valley is located in Placer County in the Sierra Nevada and was the site of the 1960 Winter Olympics.
The Associated Press