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Texan dies at Park City Mountain after medical incident

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Parker Malatesta
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Park City Mountain.

Park City Mountain ski patrol responded to a 50-year-old man from Texas on an intermediate trail in the Red Pine area of the resort in Canyons Village.

Ski patrol took the man to an ambulance. The Park City Fire District said the man did not survive.

Park City Mountain confirmed a serious medical incident caused the death and the resort Friday.

“Park City Mountain, Park City ski patrol and the entire Vail Resorts family extend our deepest sympathy and support to our guest’s family and friends,” Park City Mountain Vice President and COO Deirdra Walsh said in a statement.

Parker Malatesta covers Park City for KPCW. Before coming to NPR, he spent one year as a general assignment reporter for TownLift in Park City. He previously was the news editor at The News Record, the student paper at the University of Cincinnati. He loves running, reading, and urban planning.