(file photo: Ski Pine Knob)

Michigan Skier Dies of Injuries Sustained in Crash

Clarkston, MI – A 51-year-old Michigan woman has died of injuries sustained in a skiing accident on Friday.

(file photo: Ski Pine Knob)
(file photo: Ski Pine Knob)

The as yet unidentified Shelby Township woman was skiing at Pine Knob ski area in Clarkston on Friday evening when she reported that she lost control, struck a tree and wound up tangled in a retaining fence. She was transported to McLaren Oakland hospital complaining of chest pains, where she later died of her injuries.

Authorities with the Oakland County sheriff’s department are investigating.

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