THOMPSONVILLE, Mich. (AP) — A 10-year-old Illinois girl injured in a New Year’s Day skiing accident in northern Michigan has died.
Officials at Crystal Mountain, a ski resort in Michigan’s Benzie County, released a statement on Tuesday saying the accident was Sunday around 2 p.m. during a group ski lesson on an intermediate trail.READ MORE: Chicago White Sox Take Action After CBS 2 Investigators Expose Parking Scam Outside Sports Venues: Fans Getting Ripped Off By Conmen, Then Hit With Parking Tickets
Officials say the girl was skiing ahead of the class when it appears she lost control and struck a tree. She was wearing a helmet.READ MORE: Man Dies After Being Shot While Driving In Bronzeville
The girl was transported to a Grand Rapids hospital where she died from her injuries on Monday.
Her name has not been released. The girl was visiting from Illinois with her family.MORE NEWS: Illinois State Trooper, Woman Found Shot Dead In Car On Southeast Side
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