UPDATE: Man Critically Injured While Snowboarding at Brighton has Died

The man was airlifted to the hosptial after hitting a tree Sunday morning

UPDATE: The man involved in a snowboarding accident at Brighton on Sunday morning, identified as 35-year-old Markus Erich Fritz, has died.

Fritz leaves behind two boys. 

A Gofundme has been set up to help the family.

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ORIGINAL STORY:

BRIGHTON, Utah (ABC4 News) A man was flown to the hospital after hitting a tree while snowboarding at Brighton Resort Sunday morning. 

Unified Police Lt. Brian Lohrke said the man, believed to be in his 30s was unconscious after suffering traumatic injuries when he hit the tree at about 11:30 a.m. 

The man was not responsive as medical crews attended to the man en route to the hospital. 

This is developing, we will provide an update as soon as more information becomes available. 


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