Wabasha, MN - A young woman from the Twin Cities died following a skiing accident at the Coffee Mill Ski Area just outside Wabasha Saturday evening.

Wabasha police say 19-year-old Bethany Becker of Corcoran was attempting to ski down one of the more advanced ski runs at the Coffee Mill when she failed to navigate a turn and crashed into a tree.

A spokesman says Becker was considered a novice skier and was not wearing a helmet. Reports indicate she was pronounced dead upon her arrival at St. Marys Hospital on Mayo One.

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