Officials: New Jersey skier killed following crash at Hunter Mountain

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Officials say a man from Florham Park was killed after crashing while skiing at Hunter Mountain.

The incident happened Saturday around 3 p.m. in New York.

According to reports, Robert Vrablik, 22, was skiing on an advanced course when he fell and landed on his face and chest.

Vrablik was flown by helicopter to a medical center, where he was pronounced dead.

New York officials say he died of a cardiac contusion, which is a bruise of the heart muscle.

He was the third skier, and second from New Jersey, to die at Hunter Mountain this year.

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