Kirkland man dies in skiing accident at Mission Ridge

Witnesses saw the 25-year-old lose control while skiing on the “Lip Lip” run at the resort.

  • Friday, February 9, 2018 10:18am
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Chelan County Sheriff Brian Burnett reported that Brian A. Scott of Kirkland died in a skiing accident Wednesday afternoon at Mission Ridge Ski Resort in Wenatchee.

According to a press release witnesses saw the 25-year-old lost control while skiing on the “Lip Lip” run at about 12:05 p.m. Scott traveled off the right side of the run and collided with a tree.

Mission Ridge Ski patrollers responded to the area immediately and began treating Scott, who was unconscious and unresponsive, the release states.

Scott was transported to the medical room at the base of the ski resort, where medics continued treating him. Lifesaving efforts were unsuccessful and he died from his injuries.

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