MINDEN (CBS/AP) — A California teenager has died in a snowboarding accident at Heavenly Resort at Lake Tahoe.

The Douglas County sheriff’s office says 18-year-old Wyatt James Colvard of Fountain Valley was found unconscious in the snow shortly before noon Tuesday.

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Officials say ski patrol took Wyatt down the mountain where paramedics were waiting. Rescuers attempted advanced life support but Wyatt died of his injures at the scene.

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The sheriff’s office says preliminary autopsy results show he died of internal injuries from blunt force trauma.

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