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Death on the Slopes

By: KKTV
By: KKTV

One more tragedy on the slopes of Colorado. An out-of-state teenager was killed Sunday while skiing.

It happened in Breckenridge when 15 year-old Jerry eckles of Houston slammed into a tree.

He was not wearing a helmet.

A spokesperson for the resort says he was on one of the advanced intermediate trails.

It's the second death in 2 days at a Colorado ski resort. A Minnesota man was killed Saturday in Vail.


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