Sophomore dies in skiing accident

A UVM student died Saturday morning after sustaining fatal injuries as a result of a skiing accident at Sugarbush Ski Resort in Warren Vt., according to a Vermont State Police press release.

Sophomore Kendra Bowers was skiing with family and friends on the Low Rim Run Trail at Mt. Ellen, at Sugarbush when she lost control at the intersection with Lower FISTrail, according to the police report.

Bowers then veered off the right hand side of the trail and struck a trail sign, according to the report.

Patrol and emergency responders for Sugarbush Resort responded to the incident and treated Bowers until she was transported to Central Vermont Hospital in Berlin, according to the state police.

Bowers was pronounced dead upon arrival to CVH. She was then transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner’s office in Burlington for autopsy, according to the press release.