Teenager dies in skiing accident at Thredbo

A teenage skier has died after crashing into trees at Thredbo ski resort in southern NSW.

About 11am on Sunday, emergency services were called to the ski fields after an 18-year-old skier lost control on the slope, veered off the hill and hit trees.

The lifts at Thredbo on the opening day of the season. Credit:Thredbo

Police said fellow skiers noticed the accident and alerted medical staff.

The man was treated on the snow and taken to the nearby medical centre, but he was unable to be saved and died soon after.

Police will prepare a report for the coroner.

More to come.

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