High school student dies in ski accident at NH’s Gunstock Mountain Resort

GILFORD, New Hampshire — A high school student from New Hampshire has died in a ski accident at Gunstock Mountain Resort in Gilford, a school official said.

Gilford High School Principal Anthony Sperazzo identified the student who died as Sydnie Quimby, a freshman.

“This is a sad loss for our community. Students were informed of this loss during first block by their teacher. We are working diligently to support our students, staff, and families,” Sperazzo said in a statement.

He urged the school community to support one another during this difficult time.

“We want you to know that you are not alone. Please feel free to contact our School Counseling Office with any questions or concerns you have in supporting your child,” Sperazzo said.

Gunstock Mountain Resort is a popular ski destination for New Englanders. The resort sits on 2,200 acres and has 49 trails of varying levels of difficulty, according to its website.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates as more information becomes available.

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