18-year-old Camano Island man dies in skiing accident in Utah

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Tyson Lloyd Shoemaker (Photo: Facebook)

LOGAN, Utah — Tyson Lloyd Shoemaker, 18, of Camano Island, was killed when he lost control while skiing at Beaver Mountain Ski Resort in Logan Canyon and struck a tree Thursday, the Cache County Sheriff’s Office said.

The incident was witnessed by other skiers who were able to summon help from the Beaver Mountain Ski Patrol,  the sheriff’s office said.  Ski patrollers found Shoemaker unresponsive, and immediate lifesaving efforts were unsuccessful, it said.

The sheriff’s office said Shoemaker was living in Logan, Utah, and attending school at Utah State University.

“At this time we are investigating this incident as an unfortunate accident,” the sheriff’s office said.