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December 10, 2016

Vermont State Police Press Release/16C106948/Death Investigation

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CASE#: 16C106948

TROOPER: Detective Sergeant Robert Patten     

STATION: Rutland                    

CONTACT#: (802) 773-9101

DATE/TIME: December 10, 2016 at 2:32 PM

LOCATION: Killington Ski Resort in the town of Killington, Vermont

VICTIM: William P. Cusano

AGE: 65

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Lagrangeville, New York

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: The Vermont State Police and Office of the Chief Medical Examiner are investigating the untimely death of William P. Cusano, age sixty-five. Cusano was found collapsed on an intermediate ski trail at the Killington Ski Resort on December 10, 2016, at 2:32 PM. Cusano was transported the Rutland Regional Medical Center where he was later pronounced dead at 3:44 PM. There was no indication that Cusano had been involved in a crash while skiing and his death appears to have been a natural event. Cusano was noted to be an
experienced skier. Cusano will be examined at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Burlington, Vermont, to determine the cause and manner of death. No further information is being released at this time. End of report.