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Massachusetts Boy, 9, Dies After Hitting Tree at Montana Ski Resort

The coroner's office determined that the Carlisle boy died of blunt-force trauma

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    9-Year-Old Massachusetts Boy Dies in Skiing Accident

    The Carlisle boy was found in a tree well on a steep slope at Big Sky Resort, and the coroner's office determined that he died of blunt-force trauma.

    (Published Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019)

    A 9-year-old boy died after hitting a tree at a ski resort in southwest Montana.

    Gallatin County sheriff's officials say the Carlisle, Massachusetts boy's father reported him missing near the junction of two intermediate runs at Big Sky Resort on Tuesday afternoon. The boy was found in a tree well on a steep slope, and the coroner's office determined that he died of blunt-force trauma.

    The boy's name has not been released.

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