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Lexington teen dies while snowboarding at Utah ski resort

Ski Season Utah
Posted at 12:36 PM, Apr 01, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-01 15:58:36-04

PARK CITY, Utah (LEX 18) — A teenager from Lexington has died from injuries suffered while snowboarding at a Utah ski resort.

The Park City Police Department in Utah says 18-year-old Nathan Burnett died at Park City Mountain Resort on Tuesday. Burnett was a senior at Henry Clay High School.

Police say the teen was headed down the Mid Mountain Trail at the resort when he went off the run and hit a tree.

Ski patrol workers tried to give life-saving treatment, but the teen did not survive.

Police say he was wearing a helmet at the time.