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February 11, 2017

Press Release/ Vermont State Police/ Skiing Accident Resulting in Death/ 17B400862

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

               

CASE#: 17B400862

TROOPER: Det. Tpr. Erin Hodges                                               

STATION:  Rutland                   

CONTACT#: 802-773-9101

 

DATE/TIME: 2/11/17 1025 hours

LOCATION: Killington Mountain, Killington VT

 

VICTIM:  James Meyers

AGE: 26

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Toms River, NJ

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: Members of the Vermont State Police responded to Rutland Regional Medical Center (RRMC) after receiving information regarding the death of a skier at Killington Mountain on Saturday, February 11, 2017. James Meyers, 26, of Toms River, NJ was snowboarding with friends when he left the trail they were on and collided with a tree. Meyers was not wearing a helmet at the time of the incident. He was transported to RRMC by Regional Ambulance Service (RAS). Meyers died of injuries he sustained in the accident and was pronounced at RRMC.

 

 

COURT ACTION: N