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Taos, New Mexico — January 24, 2012

The New Mexico State Police have confirmed that a skier has died at the Taos Ski Valley area. The state police have not released the name of the man that was killed, but they have confirmed that he was killed while skiing on Tuesday.

The local ski patrol was responsible for finding the man in the ski area, where he was transported to a local clinic before he was pronounced dead. Officials have stated that the man was a regular to the ski area. The unknown man was the only one involved in the incident.

The Governors Highway Safety Association reports that fatal pedestrian accidents increased in the first six months of 2010, the first increase in four years. North Carolina followed only Arizona and Florida for the greatest increase in pedestrian fatalities.

If you would like an official copy of the police report, request a copy with this form, or call 1-505-247-9333.

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