A skier died Sunday after falling in a tree well at Alpental Ski area, according to the King County Sheriff’s Office.
The King County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the man as 45-year-old Richard Glade.
Glade was skiing down a run just after 2 p.m. when his partner spotted the fall and flagged other skiers to help pull him out.
A witness immediately started CPR and Ski Patrol arrived within minutes and took the man to paramedics, but he was pronounced dead shortly afterward.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.