BOZEMAN, Mont. — Authorities have released the name of a man who died after hitting a tree while skiing at Big Sky Resort in southwestern Montana.

The Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office says 37-year-old Matthew Montag, of Washington, D.C., crashed on the Elkhorn Run on Thursday afternoon and was found by fellow skiers, who performed CPR.

Ski patrollers also tried to revive the man but were unsuccessful.

The resort is northwest of Yellowstone National Park near the community of Big Sky.

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