(file photo: Blue Mountain)

Skier Dies of Injuries from Blue Mountain Crash

Palmerton, PA – A skier from Washington State died on Wednesday of injuries sustained in a crash at Pennsylvania’s Blue Mountain ski area.

(file photo: Blue Mountain)
(file photo: Blue Mountain)

The Lehigh County Coroner says that Heo Hyunki, 35, of Tacoma died of blunt force trauma to the head. He was pronounced dead at 4:10 p.m. at Lehigh Valley Hospital.

Hyunki had been skiing at Blue Mountain when the accident occurred at 8:40 p.m. on Sunday. Details regarding the accident were not immediately available, and it is not known if Hyunki was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash. His death has been ruled an accident.

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