A woman has died while skiing at Perisher in the New South Wales Snowy Mountains.
NSW police have confirmed emergency services were called to the Perisher ski resort about 10.40am on Thursday after the woman suffered what they described as a “medical episode” while skiing.
The woman died at the scene.
A Perisher ski resort spokesperson said they were “saddened by the tragic death of a female skier who died this morning while skiing at Perisher ski resort”.
“Perisher ski patrol and NSW ambulance staff promptly attended the scene,” the spokesperson said in a statement.
“The Perisher community is very upset by this terrible accident and we extend our heartfelt condolences to the lady’s family and friends.”