Champion Freestyle Skier Dies Following Injuries Suffered in Training Crash

January 19, 2012 Updated Jan 19, 2012 at 5:50 PM EDT

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Champion Freestyle Skier Dies Following Injuries Suffered in Training Crash

January 19, 2012 Updated Jan 19, 2012 at 5:50 PM EDT

According to the Salt Lake Tribune, Canadian freestyle skier Sarah Burke died Thursday at a Utah hospital after suffering serious head injuries during a training fall at a ski resort on Jan. 10. She was 29.

Burke, a four-time Winter X Games champion, had been in a coma since the accident, according to the report.

Read the Salt Lake Tribune story HERE.