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Police identify skier who died at Snowbird

Published March 21, 2016 12:21 pm
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A skier who died at Snowbird Ski Resort Sunday has been identified as a 57-year-old Murray man.

Unified Police Detective Ken Hansen said Monday that Jeff Gentry died about 3:20 p.m. Sunday, having lost control during a fast descent and striking his head on a boulder near the bottom of the "Black Diamond" class Chip's Face Run.

Ski Patrol members attempted to revive him, but Gentry, a skier with nearly 40 years experience, was pronounced dead at the scene.



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