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Skier dies after hitting tree at Copper Mountain

FRISCO - The Summit County coroner says a 56-year-old skier has died from head injuries after hitting a tree at Copper Mountain.

The coroner's office in Frisco says the ski patrol responded to the report of an injured skier around 11 a.m. Sunday and Denver resident Randy Schnicker was rushed to St. Anthony's Summit Medical Center in Frisco by ambulance.

He died an hour later.

The coroner's statement say Schnicker was wearing a helmet.

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The Sky-Hi News Updated Jan 18, 2010 04:01PM Published Jan 18, 2010 04:00PM Copyright 2010 The Sky-Hi News. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.