Orange City Woman Dies In Skiing Accident In Western South Dakota

Date posted - February 13, 2012

An Orange City woman has died in a skiing accident in western South Dakota.

Authorities say 24-year-old Tina Heilman of Orange City hit a ski lift tower Saturday as she was skiing down a beginner’s slope at the Terry Peak Resort in the Black Hills.

Terry Peak president Tom Marsing said Heilman was a novice skier and she wasn’t wearing a helmet.

Heilman worked as a nurse in Sioux Falls and was a graduate of Dordt College in Sioux Center.

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