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September 1, 2014

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Girl dies in Mount Charleston sledding accident

Lee Canyon

A girl died in a sledding accident on Mount Charleston on New Year's Day, according to Nevada Highway Patrol.

Trooper Loy Hixson said the girl was involved in some kind of sledding accident shortly before 1 p.m. in the Lee Canyon area. The girl was flown by helicopter to UMC where she later died, Hixson said.

There are no other details known at this time. The cause of the accident is still under investigation.

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