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Gazette Premium Content Denver snowboarder dies in Copper Mountain crash

Associated Press Published: March 10, 2014

FRISCO — A 22-year-old Denver man has died after hitting a tree while snowboarding on Copper Mountain.

The Summit County coroner's office identified the man as Jonathan Belle.

A news release from the office says Belle was snowboarding on a beginner trail when he hit a tree at about 9:30 a.m. Monday.

It says Belle was not wearing a helmet.

The incident remains under investigation.

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