Watertown Man Killed in Skiing Accident at Vermont Resort

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A Watertown man died after an accident while skiing on Monday afternoon in Vermont.

Vermont State Police announced that Varter Shirinian, 58, of Watertown, died after he ran into a tree while skiing at the Burke Mountain ski resort at about 3:40 p.m. Monday.

Shirinaian was skiing with his family on the Big Dipper Trial when he lost control and went into the woods where he collided with a tree, police said.

He was not wearing a helmet during the accident and the incident remains under investigation but there are no signs of foul play, Vermont State Police said.


3 thoughts on “Watertown Man Killed in Skiing Accident at Vermont Resort

  1. God Blesss his soul, he was my bowling team friend 10 years ago, his mom is my friend, I was shocked my condolences, God give patients to his mom RIP Varter shirinian

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