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New Jersey woman, 20, dies after snowboarding accident at Blue Mountain

LOWER TOWAMENSING TWP., Pa. - A New Jersey woman has died after a snowboarding accident in the Poconos.

Euna Shin, 20, was injured in a fall while snowboarding at Blue Mountain Resort Wednesday evening, according to the Lehigh County coroner.

Shin was pronounced dead at the hospital Thursday night.

The coroner said she died from head injuries sustained in the fall.

Officials said Shin was wearing a helmet. Her death has been ruled an accident.

Blue Mountain issued a statement that reads, "Right now, the incident is under investigation. Our hearts and prayers go out to the victim and her family."

Authorities have not released any other information about the incident.


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