It wasn’t immediately known whether the Woodinville man’s death was because of trauma or a medical issue.
STEVENS PASS — Officials say a 55-year-old man who was skiing at Stevens Pass Mountain Resort has died.
Stevens Pass spokesman Chris Danforth said in a news release that the man from Woodinville was pronounced dead by a medic Thursday before noon.
Danforth says it’s not yet known whether the death was because of trauma or a medical issue.
Danforth says the incident happened on the Mill Valley side of Stevens Pass on a trail marked as most difficult.
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Ski Patrol was contacted at 10:30 a.m. Thursday when witnesses found the man unresponsive and not breathing.
Danforth says an off-duty emergency room nurse began CPR and ski patrol was there within four minutes.
The incident is currently under investigation by multiple agencies.