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Snowboarder Crashes Into Tree At Aspen Highlands, Dies

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) - A 42-year-old snowboarder died after crashing into a tree at Colorado's Aspen Highlands Ski Area. Pitkin County sheriff's officials say the man, whose name has not been released, was with a friend when he crashed in the Highlands Bowl on Wednesday afternoon.

Ski patrollers performed CPR after finding the man unconscious, but he was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later.

No one saw the accident, but rescuers determined that the man had crashed into a tree.

No other details were released.

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