Following the news of a death that occurred at Breckenridge on February 7, details of a prior death that occurred on January 20 were reported.

According to a representative from Vail Resorts, a brief statement was released on January 20 that confirmed a “serious incident” that took place that day involving a 45 year-old woman. Included in their report was the detail that the incident occurred on an intermediate trail on Peak 8.

According to the Summit Daily, this incident resulted in a death, determined to be caused by a heart failure following blunt force trauma.

Additional details have not been made public.

This was the first of two deaths that occurred following an incident at Breckenridge over a three week span. The second death occurred on Friday.

Editor’s Note: Here’s an article about why we’ve chosen to cover deaths and injuries that occur in Colorado’s outdoor recreation space.

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