Man dies in Mount Charleston snowboarding accident

A 20-year-old man died after a snowboarding accident on Mount Charleston Tuesday afternoon, Clark County officials said.

The man was involved in an accident at the Las Vegas Ski & Snowboard Resort about 12:30 p.m., Clark County spokesman Erik Pappa said Tuesday night. The details of the accident were not immediately available.

Ski patrol responded to the accident and began treating the man until Nevada Division of Forestry and volunteer firefighters could get to the victim, Pappa said.

He was flown to University Medical Center where he died a few hours later.

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