Man dies in skiing accident on Tranquility Run

A snow cannon shoots out water vapour at the base of Blue Mountain as work crews prepare the site...

A snow cannon shoots out water vapour at the base of Blue Mountain as work crews prepare the site on December 5, 2012 in the Town of Blue Mountains. (JAMES MASTERS/QMI Agency)

QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 10:55 AM ET

An Aurora man died after a skiing accident on Blue Mountain near Collingwood Tuesday.

According to police, the 48-year-old man was on Tranquility Run at Blue Mountain Resort when the accident happened around 1 p.m. They provided no details as to what happened.

He was attended to by other skiers and the ski patrol before he was taken to hospital, where he died.

The run was closed to the public for the rest of the day, and the investigation is continuing.


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