Man Rides Pole Pad Into Tree, Dies

A 25-year-old man died on Saturday at a Swedish ski resort in Åre after crashing into a tree. The man had untied a protective pad from a pole and was riding it down the mountain when the accident occurred.

He was airlifted to a hospital in Öresund, but later died of his injuries.

“We have no suspicions of a crime. This is a tragic accident,” Henrik Jonsson of the Öresund Police told news agency TT.