Jeffrey O’Connor Dies in Warren, VT, Skiing Accident
Warren, VT -- January 16, 2017, Jeffrey O'Connor suffered fatal injuries as the result of an accident in which he struck a tree while skiing.
Officials from the Vermont State Police were called to investigate the incident that occurred at the Sugarbush Ski Resort, where 39-year-old O'Connor was staying with his family.
According to authorities, O'Connor was skiing down one of the slopes when he somehow swerved off the designated skiing path into a wooded area. In doing so, he collided into a tree at a hig rate of speed. This inflicted critical injuries to his head.
Responding emergency teams at the resort attempted resuscitation efforts on O'Connor at the scene, but their efforts were in vain. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
At this time, authorities have not officially stated what caused the accident. They say the incident remains under investigation.
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