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Barrie firefighter dies of injuries after skiing accident at Blue Mountain

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BARRIE, Ont. - Flags at Barrie fire halls are at half-mast after a firefighter died from injuries suffered in a skiing accident.

Fire chief John Lynn says 45-year-old Sander White hit a tree last Friday afternoon at Blue Mountain resort and was airlifted to a Toronto hospital.

White died of his injuries Monday.

He had been with the Barrie department for 12 years.

It's the first ski-related death at Blue Mountain in three years. (CHGB)

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