Snowboarder dies after crashing into tree
A SNOWBOARDER is dead after he slammed into a tree on the Thredbo ski fields.
A man aged in his mid 20s was snowboarding near the top of Thredbo’s Supertrail run when he struck the tree just before 12-noon yesterday (Friday), police say.
Thredbo Ski Patrol responded to the incident and transported the injured man to a local medical centre.
He died a short time later.
Detectives are inquiring into the circumstances surrounding the man’s death.
A report will be prepared for the Coroner.