Florida girl, 10, dies after hitting tree while skiing

Destin girl's name not released

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A skier who died after hitting a tree at Breckenridge has been identified as a 10-year-old Florida girl, officials said.

The Summit Daily reports the Destin girl crashed on Peak 10 on March 21 and died at a nearby hospital. Investigators say they are withholding her name as a courtesy to her family.

No other information was released about the circumstances of the death, which marked the seventh skiing fatality in the county this season.

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