Skier who falls into tree-well dies
(Snoqualmie pass area) A man skiing at the Alpental Ski area died today after falling into a tree well. Another man skiing with the victim saw him fall into the tree well and summoned others skiers to help pull the man out. The incident happened just after 2pm.
CPR was initiated quickly and Ski Patrol arrived within minutes to continue resuscitation efforts. Ski patrol transported the man to paramedics but the man was pronounced dead.
The body will be released to the King County Medical Examiner who will determine the cause of death. The victim’s name will not be released until the Medical Examiner notifies next of kin. (Case#C16062736)