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15 people have died skiing in Colorado this season

DENVER - 15 people have died skiing in Colorado this season. The most recent death happened at Loveland Ski Area on Friday.

The victim was identified as Kevin Edwards, 59. Edwards was a lawyer who lived in Boulder.

The Clear Creek County coroner's office has not said how Edwards died.

The Denver Post published on its website a comprehensive list of everyone who has died while skiing in the state this year.

Among the 15 killed was Rachel Dewey. She died while skiing on Pikes Peak on March 19. The Post article notes that Pikes Peak is not an official ski area.

According to the list, five of the deaths happened at Breckenridge and two happened at Loveland.

Kevin Pitts, 48, 12/19/16
Sean Haberthier, 47, 12/29/16
Ricardo Cohen, 26, 2/10/17
Tess Smith, 15, 3/3/17
Logan Goodwin, 12, 4/8/17

Cole Barker, 35, 3/24/17
Kevin Edwards, 59, 4/28/17

Kelly Huber, 40, Granby Ranch, 12/29/16
Alicyn Mitcham, 17, Winter Park, 2/15/17
Jim Bell, 44, Crested Butte, 2/17/17
Andrew Garcia, 20, Buttermilk, 2/19/17
Kressyda Ming, 34, Purgatory, 2/25/17
Tien Tran, 23, Eldora, 3/7/17
Rachel Dewey, 48, Pikes Peak, 3/19/17
Michael Black, 56, Wolf Creek, 3/21/17

Source: The Denver Post





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