(file photo: Breckenridge Resort)

Kansas Teen Dies Following Breckenridge Ski Accident

Wichita, KS – Accompanying a friend on their family vacation to Colorado’s Breckenridge Ski Resort has turned tragic for a Kansas teen.

Tess Smith, 15, and a , a sophomore at Wichita Northwest High School, is being kept on life support at Children’s Hospital in Aurora, Colo. pending donation of her organs.

(file photo: Breckenridge Resort)
(file photo: Breckenridge Resort)

Smith was being tended to by ski patrollers for a broken leg from Friday afternoon’s accident at Breckenridge when she slipped out of consciousness and never reawakened. No other details regarding the accident are yet available.

A GoFundMe page has been established to assist Smith’s family with medical expenses and funeral services.

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