Houston teen killed in Colorado skiing accident

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by KHOU.com staff

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Posted on January 6, 2013 at 3:27 PM

Updated Tuesday, Jan 8 at 11:21 AM

SUMMIT COUNTY, Col. – A Houston teenager died Friday after a skiing accident at the Copper Mountain Resort, 75 miles west of Denver.

Tristan Bartlett, 13, died from injuries he sustained when he struck a tree Friday afternoon on the resort’s beginner trail, Vein Glory.

The Copper Mountain Ski Patrol responded to the incident just before 1 p.m. and provided first aid before transporting Bartlett to Saint Anthony’s Copper Mountain Medical Clinic.

The teen was pronounced dead at 1:30 p.m. Responders said Bartlett was not wearing a helmet at the time of the incident.

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