NEWS New Hampshire teen killed in ski accident at Gunstock Mountain Resort

New Hampshire teen dies in ski accident at Gunstock Mountain Resort


The Guildford High School student suffered head injuries after skiing off course and hitting rocks and trees.

A New Hampshire teen died Monday after suffering head injuries in a skiing accident, laconia daily sun reports.

Gunstock president and general manager Tom Day said in a statement obtained by witnesses that 15-year-old Guildford High School freshman Sydnie Quimby slid down the Derringer Trail at Gunstock Mountain Resort and hit rocks and trees . The Daily Sun.

She appeared to be wearing a helmet, according to the newspaper. has reached out to Gunstock for comment.

“She was initially comforted by some of the skiing public until Gunstock Ski Patrol arrived on the scene shortly thereafter,” Day said, according to daily sun“The young lady was transported to the base area where Guildford Fire Station ambulances were waiting.”

Guildford Fire Chief Steve Carrier told his team was dispatched to Gunstock at 12:11 a.m. Monday with reports of head injuries. Emergency crews took the injured to Concord Hospital in Laconia in serious condition, he said.

Guildford High School principal Anthony Sperazzo notified members of the school community Tuesday morning, WMUR reported.

“This is a sad loss for our community,” Sperazzo wrote in his message, according to WMUR. “We are working hard to support our students, staff and families.”

Sperazzo did not respond to a request for comment.

According to reports, Quimby is a member of the New England Six Shooters and has participated in horseback shooting. The Daily Sun. Molly Slombo, the club’s executive director, told the newspaper that Quimby was hardworking and fearless.

“She broke her collarbone last year, but she still does weekly riding sessions, even though she can barely lift her arm with a gun,” Slombo told the outlet daily sun“She’s just dedicated.”

A GoFundMe campaign to cover Quimby’s funeral surpassed its $15,000 goal shortly after launching Tuesday afternoon.

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