Police identify man who died after hitting tree at Brighton Ski Resort

Local News

SALT LAKE COUNTY (ABC4 News) – Unified Police Department identified a Utah man who was killed in a skiing accident at Brighton Resort. 

Police said Michael Rueckert, 63, died from his injuries after he hit a tree Monday afternoon. 

Witnesses said Rueckert was skiing around a bend when he lost control and hit a tree as he tried to avoid hitting another skier that was stopped in front of him.

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