A third young male snowboarder has died after losing control. This accident occurred at a Lake Tahoe-area resort around 1:15pm on December 7th.
The victim was boarding at Sierra-at-Tahoe on the lower Snowshoe trail at a high rate of speed when he lost control. He was several feet off trail when he collided with a snow fence. He was not wearing a helmet.
Ski patrol called paramedics, but the snowboarder could not be revived.