kpix-7-2013-masthead kcbs 7-2013-masthead

Skier Dies After Falling Into Hole At Sierra Resort

View Comments
(Photo credit by Sierra-at-Tahoe Resort)

(Photo credit by Sierra-at-Tahoe Resort)

LAKE TAHOE (CBS) – A skier died at the Sierra-At-Tahoe ski resort Sunday afternoon after falling into a deep hole, according to resort officials.

At about 1:00pm, a 54-year-old Yiwei Hu from Gold River was found unresponsive in the Castle Creek area, according to Steve Hemphill, Communications Manager at Sierra-At-Tahoe.

When Ski Patrol arrived, they were unable to resuscitate him.

Emergency crews say the skier fell into a deep hole created by an underflow of water.

(Copyright 2012 by CBS San Francisco. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 53,914 other followers