Woman dies in skiing incident after falling in tree well at Whistler Blackcomb

By The Canadian Press
March 16, 2016 - 11:16am

WHISTLER, B.C. — A woman has died while skiing on a mountain near Whistler, B.C.

RCMP say the woman was with her husband in the Seventh Heaven area of Blackcomb Mountain on Tuesday morning when they became separated in a treed area.

Mounties say she was reported missing and a search was launched.

A member of the public found the woman in a tree well, unresponsive.

Blackcomb ski patrol, a mountain doctor, a paramedic and a nurse practitioner all tried to revive the woman, but she was pronounced dead at the scene.

No details have been released about the woman’s identity.

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