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20 Feb 2020 9:48
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  •   Home > News > National > Lower South Island

    WorkSafe says it's making initial enquiries following the death of a skier on Queenstown's Coronet Peak

    WorkSafe says it's making initial enquiries following the death of a skier on Queenstown's Coronet Peak


    The woman died after an incident at the bottom of Sugar's Run, which is accessed by the Coronet Express chairlift.

    It's thought she suffered a suspected medical event, but one skier says the woman appeared to lose control and crashed into a fence post.

    Police say they're continuing their investigation.

    © 2020 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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