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Skier who died at Bridger Bowl identified

MSU student from Wisconsin identified as victim
Posted at 12:39 PM, Feb 19, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-19 14:39:47-05

BOZEMAN — The skier who passed away at Bridger Bowl was identified as Catherine Jane Johnson, a 21-year-old MSU student from Wisconsin. Johnson was skiing with friends and ended up in a tree well. Johnson died of blunt force injuries. She was wearing a helmet according to a press release from Gallatin County Media Center.

EDITOR'S NOTE: A previous version of this story misidentified the name of the victim, due to a mistake from the Gallatin Media Center email.

Bridger Bowl reports fatality at ski area