New Jersey man dies skiing after crashing into tree at Snowbasin Ski Resort

Posted at 4:07 PM, Feb 22, 2016

SNOW BASIN, Utah — A New Jersey man is dead after a skiing accident at Snowbasin Ski Resort Monday morning.

Frank Maddaloni/ Facebook

Frank Maddaloni/ Facebook

At 11:39 a.m., a medical call came out for a 56-year-old man who had suffered a head injury after crashing into a tree, according to Weber County Sheriff’s Office.

The victim, identified as Frank Maddaloni, Califon, N.J., was skiing inbounds on Janis’ trail when the accident occurred. He was discovered by a friend.

Maddaloni was unconscious when ski patrol and medical teams arrived. He was flown to Ogden Regional Medical Center where he later died.

He was not wearing a helmet.