Teen dies after ski accident at Bristol Mountain

SOUTH BRISTOL, N.Y. (WHEC) — The teenager who was seriously hurt following a skiing accident at Bristol Mountain on Monday passed away from his injuries Wednesday morning.

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office says the 15-year-old boy was named Christian Cuomo and was from the Syracuse area. He went over a ski jump and crash-landed face first.

He was airlifted to Strong Memorial hospital but didn’t make it.

Authorities said he was wearing a helmet.

Cuomo’s school, Christian Brothers Academy, offered this post on Thursday.

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Bristol Mountain sent News10NBC the following statement Wednesday night:

"Our entire team at Bristol Mountain is deeply saddened by this tragic event and we want to extended our sincere condolences to Christian’s family and friends and our heartfelt thanks to our staff and those who responded."