HUNTER – Police are investigating the death of a Warwick man while skiing at Hunter Mountain. State Police are treating the incident as an accidental fall and do not suspect foul play.
Edwin Wood, 58, who was said to be an expert skier, was skiing on the
Annapurna trail, a double black diamond – expert – trail on
Hunter’s west side, police said. He lost control and slid approximately
200 feet before leaving the trail and striking several trees.
Wood was extricated by the ski patrol and treated by Greene County Paramedics and Hunter Area Ambulance personnel before being pronounced dead.
An autopsy is scheduled for a later date.
Hunter Police assisted State Police from the Catskill barracks.