Wyatt James Colvard 18, killed in snowboarding accident at Heavenly Resort in Lake Tahoe.
A California teenager has died in a snowboarding accident at Heavenly Resort at Lake Tahoe.
The Douglas County sheriff’s office says 18-year-old Wyatt James Colvard of Fountain Valley was found unconscious in the snow shortly before noon Tuesday.
Officials say ski patrol took Wyatt down the mountain where paramedics were waiting. Rescuers attempted advanced life support but Wyatt died of his injures at the scene.
The sheriff’s office says preliminary autopsy results show he died of internal injuries from blunt force trauma.
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A quick-thinking 9-year-old California boy is credited with saving his father after a snowmobile crash near Lake Tahoe.
J.T. Bierdneau was severely injured when his snowmobile trapped his leg over the weekend.
After the crash, 9-year-old Bode Bierdneau decided his only choice was to ride alone across miles of snow to get help. He admits being nervous and unsure of which direction to go.
Despite having no cellphone reception the fourth grader from Marin County stayed calm, riding until he found someone with an emergency radio.
Two people were arrested on drug charges after police say they crashed their Jaguar into a street post at South Lake Tahoe.
South Lake Tahoe police were first called to a report Monday of a Jaguar sedan driving off Lake Tahoe Boulevard and hitting a fence and street post.
Officers found the car moments later in a nearby church parking lot.
A police drug dog was used to help search the vehicle. Officers say more than 12 ounces of methamphetamine was found.
Authorities say a husband and wife are dead after their boat crashed into a dock in the middle of the night at Lake Tahoe.
El Dorado County sheriff's officials say the crash was reported a little before 2 a.m. Sunday near Meeks Bay.
Deputies say a 19-foot boat was traveling at a high rate of speed when it hit a pier piling and the hull of the boat split in half. Officials say the force of the collision woke up some people who had been sleeping on the dock at the time.
Authorities say a 22-year-old college student from Livingston County has died in a snowboarding accident at an Adirondack ski area.
State police have identified Austin White of Hemlock in Livingston County as the man who died in the accident Sunday afternoon at Whiteface Mountain, near Lake Placid. Troopers say he ran off the Excelsior trail and into a wooded area, where he hit a tree.
He was pronounced dead a short time later at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake.
A snowboarder died Tuesday after he crashed into a tree at the Snowmass Ski Resort.
According to a statement from the Aspen Skiing Company released to the Aspen Daily News, the Snowmass Ski Patrol received a report about an injured snowboarder at about 2:46 p.m. Tuesday.
Crews responded to the scene on Gunner’s View Trail, where they found an injured 54-year-old snowboarder from Germany.
The skiing company said the victim was wearing a helmet at the time of the collision.
A 22-year-old Denver snowboarder died Monday morning after he crashed into a tree at Copper Mountain.
The Summit County Coroner said the crash happened around 9:30 on the Vein Glory run, a beginner trail.
The snowboarder, who was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash, was taken to St. Anthony's Copper Mountain Clinic.
The victim's name was not immediately released. His death is under investigation.
Vermont State Police say a skier has died in a crash at the Sugarbush Ski Resort in Warren.
The 19-year-old female, later identified as Kendra Bowers, was skiing on Saturday morning with family and friends at Mount Ellen when she lost control, went off the trail and hit a trail sign.
Police say the crash happened at the intersection of the Lower Rim Run and Lower FIS trails.