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Texas woman killed in sled crash
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Posted on December 31 2009, 11:41am by Mark Esper in Local News category
Christmas Day tragedy at Kendall Mtn.
 
A 39-year-old Texas woman collided with this sign
on Christmas Day and was killed while sledding
down Kendall Mountain.
 
 
A Texas family’s holiday vacation in Silverton took a tragic turn on Christmas Day when a 39-year-old woman was killed in a sled crash at Kendall Mountain Ski Area.
Tammy Lynn Woodfin, of Joaquin, Texas, was killed when she hit a signpost at the bottom of the town-owned ski hill after being ejected from the plastic sled, said San Juan County Undersheriff Kristine Burns.
The accident occurred at about 5 p.m. Christmas Day, after the ski area had closed.
Burns said in her incident report that Woodfin and her family were sledding on the ski run parallel to the ski lift at Kendall. The family had arrived in Silverton on Christmas Eve, according to the victim’s husband, Robert Woodfin.
 
 
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Comments (1)  
Julie on January 06 2010, 10:00pm
Very sad.