Alicyn Mitcham, 17, of Colmesneil died Wednesday, February 15, after striking a tree in a skiing accident in Colorado.
The accident, according to the Denver Post, happened at around 12:30 MST at the Winter Park Resort in Winter Park, Colorado.
She was pronounced dead at Denver Health East Grand ER. According to reports, she is the fourth person to die in a ski crash on the Colorado slopes this season.
News of the popular Colmesneil High School student's death spread quickly on Facebook and Twitter.
More on this story as more information becomes available.