Skier fatality at JHMR

By on March 31, 2014

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TETON VILLAGE, WYO – A skier was fatally injured today at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, according to a press release issued this afternoon by JHMR. Around 10:20 a.m., 31-year-old part-time resident Peiter Swanson suffered serious trauma from a fall while he was skiing the “Pair-a-Chutes,” north of the Cirque. Jackson Hole Ski Patrol arrived on the scene and performed life support efforts, the release stated, and the victim was transported to St. John’s Clinic at Teton Village. He was pronounced dead at 11:06 a.m., according to the release.

A joint investigation is underway by JHRM ski patrol, the Teton County Sheriff’s Office and the Teton County Coroner’s Office.


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3 Comments

  1. Jeff Wolter

    March 31, 2014 at 7:40 pm

    Awe Peiter?? He had lived in Sandy UT and skied in the backcountry there for many years. This was his first year in Jackson. Vibes buddy! :( SOB!

  2. Jeff Wolter

    March 31, 2014 at 7:42 pm

    https://www.facebook.com/peiter.swanson

    • Tracy dwyer

      March 31, 2014 at 11:33 pm

      Peiter was a fantastic skier. What a tragic loss. We will miss you.

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