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Kentucky man dies in snowboarding accident in Park City

Skiers and snowboarders ride the First Time lift as Park City Mountain Resort in Park City opens for the 2020-21 ski season on Friday, Nov. 20, 2020.
Skiers and snowboarders ride a lift at Park City Mountain Resort in Park City Nov. 20, 2020. A snowboarder died this week in an accident on the slopes.
Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News

An 18-year-old man from Kentucky was killed in a snowboarding accident in Park City.

The incident happened at Park City Mountain Resort just after 3 p.m. Tuesday, Park City police announced Thursday. The man was snowboarding on the Mid-Mountain Trail Run when he went off the main run and hit a tree, according to police.

The man, whose name was not released, was wearing a helmet but sustained fatal injuries, police stated.

Additional details were not immediately available.