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Meridian snowboarder, 34, dies after weekend crash at Sun Valley

A 34-year-old Meridian snowboarder died over the weekend after a crash at Sun Valley.

Blaine County Coroner Russ Mikel told KBOI 2News that Derek Klein was found unresponsive at about 1:30 p.m. Saturday in a tree well.

Sun Valley Ski Patrol says Klein was found near the Can-Can ski run.

He was given CPR by members of the patrol and taken to the River Run base area before he was transferred by Ketchum Fire to St. Luke's Wood River where he was pronounced dead at about 3 p.m.

Mikel says his office is still investigating a cause of death.



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