Medical Examiner Says Sugarloaf Skier Died of Chest Injuries
The Maine medical examinersays a 41-year-old Canadian man who died on the way to the hospitalafter hitting a tree at the Sugarloaf ski resort succumbed to chestinjuries. The medical examiner released David Morse’s cause of death onWednesday. The Nova Scotia man was skiing with his wife and two children onJan. 12 on an easier trail when he struck the tree. He died in an ambulance en route to Franklin Memorial Hospitalin Farmington. The hospital, which owns the ambulance service, launched aninternal investigation after Morse’s wife complained about thetreatment he received from the ambulance crew. A spokeswoman tells the Morning Sentinel the hospital is expected to release a statement Friday.