CARBON COUNTY, Pa. (CBS/AP) — Officials say a 21-year-old man died after a fall at a ski resort in the Lehigh Valley, the third death at a ski resort in the area this year.READ MORE: South Jersey Man Recalls Moments After Shots Fired Injuring 2 Police Officers At Wawa Welcome America Fireworks Show In Philadelphia
Blue Mountain spokeswoman Tricia Matsko says the skier fell after going over a snow jump on a beginner’s trail around 6 p.m. Sunday.
The man, whose name hasn’t been released, was pronounced dead at Palmerton Hospital.
An autopsy is planned.READ MORE: 2 Police Officers Shot During Fourth Of July Festivities On Ben Franklin Parkway: Police
Matsko says the man wasn’t wearing a helmet.
A week earlier, 80-year-old Rudolf Huber died of complications from injuries sustained in a fall while skiing at Camelback Resort in Tannersville.
Seventeen-year-old Connor Golembiewski, of Flemington, New Jersey, died after falling off a chairlift at Blue Mountain on New Year’s Day.MORE NEWS: With Hints Of Yellow In Sea Of Red, White And Blue, Montgomery County Town Honors Ukrainian Refugees
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