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Mass. Man Dies in Vt. Skiing Accident

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    Mass. Man Dies in Vt. Skiing Accident
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    State police say a Massachusetts man is dead following a ski accident in northeastern Vermont.

    Police say Varter Shirinian lost control and hit a tree Monday afternoon at Burke Mountain Ski Area in East Burke, Vermont, about 40 miles northeast of Montpelier.

    Police say the 58-year-old Watertown, Massachusetts man had been skiing with a family member on the Big Dipper trail and wasn't wearing a helmet. Shirinian was pronounced dead at the scene.

    Foul play is not suspected. An autopsy has been ordered and police are investigating.

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