Reno man, 43, dies while skiing at Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe
RENO, Nev. — A 43-year-old Reno man died Sunday, March 6, while skiing at the Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe resort.
Ski patrol arrived at about 2:15 p.m. near the bottom of the resort’s Galena run to tend to the man — identified Wednesday by the Washoe County Medical Examiner’s Office as Luke Solum of Reno — who had reportedly fallen or collapsed.
According to media reports, other skiers called 911 after witnessing the incident at the resort located between Lake Tahoe and Reno.
According to Mt. Rose, there is no evidence suggesting Solum hit a tree or collided with another skier.
The cause of death is still under investigation.