Environment & Science

Skier killed after hitting a tree on Los Angeles County's Mount Waterman

Mount Waterman is about 45 miles northeast of downtown Los Angeles.
Mount Waterman is about 45 miles northeast of downtown Los Angeles.
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Authorities say a 61-year-old man was killed in a weekend skiing accident on a Los Angeles County mountain.

Coroner's and sheriff's officials said William Robert Eslick Jr. of Winnetka died Saturday after striking a tree at Mount Waterman.

The San Gabriel Valley Tribune reported Sunday that an autopsy is planned.

Mount Waterman is a small resort in the Angeles National Forest about 45 miles northeast of downtown L.A.