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Skier killed after striking tree at Mt. Waterman

Skier killed after striking tree at Mt. Waterman
Mt. Waterman is shown above in 2008. A61-year-old man was killed in a skiing accident over the weekend after striking a tree in Mt. Waterman. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)

Authorities say a 61-year-old man was killed in a weekend skiing accident on a Los Angeles County mountain.

Coroner's and Los Angeles County sheriff's officials said William Robert Eslick Jr. of Winnetka died Saturday after striking a tree at Mt. Waterman.

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The San Gabriel Valley Tribune reported Sunday that an autopsy is planned.

Mt. Waterman is a small resort in the Angeles National Forest about 45 miles northeast of downtown Los Angeles.

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