Mike Pescaro

Maine Man Killed in Colorado Ski Crash

Derek Cressey

A Maine man has died after hitting a tree while skiing in Colorado, according to a report.

Derek Cressey, a Windham man who was at Colorado's Breckenridge Ski Resort, has been identified as the victim in the Thursday morning crash, WCSH reports.

The Summit County Sheriff's Office in Colorado said Thursday a skier had hit a tree shortly before 10 a.m. He was taken to a first aid room at the resort, where he was pronounced dead.

WCSH reports that Cressey was wearing a helmet when he crashed.

No further information was immediately available.

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