UPDATE 02/09/17: The deceased male can now be identified as Jongsup Song from Mississauga. Reports say he was skiing in bounds during operating hours, and ski patrol was on site so he was brought to hospital immediately. The OPP investigation is still ongoing.
A man passed away in hospital after a skiing accident at Blue Mountain Resort on Saturday night. Reports say the 48-year-old man was injured while skiing, and was transported to a local hospital where he was later pronounced deceased. The OPP investigation into his death is continuing, with a post mortem examination scheduled to take place today.
“We are working closely with OPP as they conduct their investigation into the incident,” said Tara Lovell, Manager of Public Relations at Blue Mountain Resort. “We are saddened by this loss and our thoughts go out to the family and friends at this difficult time.”
More information will be provided when available.