Woman fatally injured skiing in Squaw Valley

Posted at 9:20 AM, Mar 01, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-01 12:20:08-05

Authorities say a woman has died after injuring herself while skiing in Squaw Valley. 

Squaw Valley/Alpine Meadows resort says 62-year-old Elizabeth S. Danel fell while skiing in the Headwall area on Saturday. She slid through a stand of trees, causing several injuries. 

The resort says Danel was wearing a helmet. Ski patrol says she was unconscious and unresponsive when they arrived on scene. 

They began CPR but Danel was pronounced dead shortly before 2:30 p.m.