Apr 5, 2011 11:57 PM by Greg Boyce

Local surgeon dies in ski accident

A local spine surgeon has died in an accident while on vacation.

Richard Lazar, 52, was vacationing in British Columbia when he apparently hit an unidentified object while skiing.  He suffered brain and internal injuries and died at a hospital in Calgary.  The ski resort said Lazar was on a double black diamond ski run.


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