Panic erupted in Bromont the day after a 14-year-old boy died Wednesday after a violent fall on the slopes of the famous Monterogy Mountain.
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At 1:30 p.m., teenager Brommont “lost control and then fell while skiing on the slope,” explained Helen Belisley, Bromont’s spokesman for Mount Varennes. Experience. This trail, number 18, is considered “easy” on the resort map.
Patrols rushed to the track to help him. The young man, who was poor but conscious, was rushed to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The skiers who met on the slope after the tragedy had an idea for all of the boy’s parents and family. Many people believe that they are extra vigilant on the slope, but this kind of danger can happen anywhere and to anyone.
This is the second ski accident in 2020, last March at Mont Grand-Funds in Charlevoix.
Help for friends
Marceline-Champagnate Secondary School, attended by the young victim, published a message to pay tribute to him.
“We learned the last night of the death of one of our students. Unfortunately, he died tragically during a ski crash in Bromont on December 30. The loss of this student affects us all in one way or another. ‘S big family mourns his family and our best thoughts are with them during this difficult time, ”the school said on its Facebook page.
The school provides psychological assistance to those in need.
“What we did this morning is we have already contacted the parents of all of our students to report the situation. Our four special educators and our social worker are currently communicating with the grieving students. What we want to do is get back to school on January 11th. The Director General explained that the high school, Richard Castie.
Bromont police have launched an investigation to understand the circumstances of the tragedy, but everything indicates that it was an accident.