SNOQUALMIE PASS, WA – A snowboarder has died from an accident on a closed run at the Alpental
ski area, officials said.
The 30-year-old man was reported missing by friends after he failed to meet them when the lift closed Wednesday night, and he was later found unconscious in a tree well, a hole in the snow at the base of a tree, Alpental spokesman Jon Pretty said.
The man was pronounced dead after being flown to Harborview Medical Center
It was the second death this season at ski areas in the state. A skier went over a cliff Nov. 27 at Mount Baker
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