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Skier death reported in Big Sky

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Posted at 4:47 PM, Mar 09, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-10 10:31:57-05

BOZEMAN — The Gallatin County Office of the Sheriff/Coroner reports a skier died in an incident at Big Sky Resort on Friday, March 5.

A media release said Kirby Smith, 60, from Dallas, Texas, died from blunt force injuries to the head.

Smith was reportedly wearing a helmet and skiing with his son at the time.

The release said Big Sky Ski Patrol is investigating the incident. No further details were immediately available.

We will update you if we get more information.