Saturday , July 31 2021

A 15-year-old girl dies after jumping from a Quebec ski-bed

A teenager died after jumping from the headquarters of the Mont-Video ski resort in Barraute, in the Abitibi-Themiskey Quebec region.

At around 9:15 pm On Wednesday, the 15-year-old girl and her friend deliberately jumped out of bed before reaching the top in order to access the slopes of the trails, the provincial police in Quebec said.

The victim landed on a rock covered with snow. Her friend survived.

According to Sûreté du Québec Sgt. Marie-Jose Uelet, the victim was transported to the Amos Hospital where a measure was imposed.

SQ launched an investigation, and Mon-Video was closed on Thursday.

In a statement, the ski resort said it wants to offer condolences to the family members and friends of the victim.

It's unclear whether the two girls were skiing or snowboarding.

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