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Skier dies at Whiteface Mountain

Wilmington, New York - January 20, 2012

A skier died at Whiteface Mountain Friday.

New York State police say Daniel McGovern, 25, of Carle Place, N.Y., went off a trail at about 10:30 a.m. and hit several trees. He died at the scene. Police are still investigating what caused McGovern to go off the trail. They say he was wearing a helmet.

McGovern was at Whiteface skiing with his cousin.

The Olympic Regional Development Authority says he was not competing in the World Cup events taking place at the Wilmington ski area.

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