Fatal injury reported at Terry Peak Ski Area

LEAD, S.D. — Officials at Terry Peak Ski Resort say a 24-year-old man died after he was injured on one of the slopes over the weekend.

Trenton Hofer of Brookings, S.D., was killed around 3:30 p.m. Saturday and the cause of the accident has not been released.

Resort spokeswoman Linda Derosier says management and staff send their sincere condolences to the man’s family and friends.

The fatal event happened on the eve of Terry Peak joining the National Ski Areas Associations #RideAnotherDay campaign, which encourages skiers and snowboarders to slow down and be ready to avoid collisions.

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