Madison man dies in skiing accident

Man struck a tree while downhill skiing

Published On: Mar 11 2013 02:08:20 PM CDT   Updated On: Mar 06 2013 03:29:56 PM CST

A Madison man died in a skiing accident at a resort in the Town of Merrimac, according to the Sauk County Sheriff's Office.

Deputies were called to Devils Head Ski Resort at 4:50 p.m. Saturday for a report of a skiing accident.

Investigators said Jonathan S. Hedberg, 30, was skiing down a hill when he lost control and struck a tree.

Hedberg was taken to University of Wisconsin Hospital in Madison where he was pronounced dead from his injuries.

Deputies don't know if Hedberg was wearing a helmet.