FRANCONIA, NH. (THECOUNT) — Jeremy Keiran has been identified as the skier killed Friday afternoon after colliding with another skier, Robert Slocum, on the slopes at a New Hampshire ski resort.
Keiran, 39, of Needham Heights, Massachusetts, was killed following a crash with fellow skier, Slocum, 48, of Newburyport, MA, while visiting Cannon Mountain Ski Resort in Franconia, N.H., according to New Hampshire State Police.
Slocum sustained serious but non-life-threatening injuries in the collision and is expected to recover.
He was transported to the Littleton Regional Hospital, reported BostonGlobe on Saturday.
Keiran was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.
Tragically, Keiran posted to Facebook just hours before being killed on the slopes:
Friends and family members took to social media to remember the beloved man:
Cathy Keiran via Facebook: “Oh my beautiful little boy, where was your helmet”
Geo quick facts: Franconia is a town in New Hampshire. It contains part of Franconia Notch State Park, in the White Mountain National Forest. In the park, Cannon Mountain features a ski area and an aerial tramway. At the tramway base, the New England Ski Museum traces the sport’s history. Nearby, Echo Lake has mountain views and a beach. In town, poet Robert Frost’s former home, the Frost Place, is now a museum – wikipedia.