A woman has died in a skiing accident at Perisher

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A woman has died following a skiing accident at Perisher ski resort. The woman was reportedly skiing at Pretty Valley in the New South Wales Snowy Mountains.

Perisher staff and NSW Ambulance officers were on the scene, but were unable to save the woman who suffered a “medical episode”.

The ski resort has confirmed the sad news in a statement which read:

“The alpine community of Perisher is saddened by the tragic death of a female skier who died this morning while skiing at Perisher Ski Resort.”

“Perisher Ski Patrol and NSW Ambulance staff promptly attended the scene.

“The Perisher community is very upset by this terrible accident and we extend our heartfelt condolences to the lady's family and friends.”

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Written By Marni Dixit