A 12-year-old boy was killed in an accident, Saturday, April 10, after he slammed into a tree while skiing on Mt.Seymour in Canada.

According to a statement from the Vancouver Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), the officers were alerted to assist emergency health services, Saturday night after the child, who has not been identified, met with the freak ski accident.

The child was rushed to a nearby hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

"It’s difficult to imagine what they must be going through. Our thoughts and our hearts are absolutely with them today." Sgt. Peter DeVries with the RCMP said.

A spokesperson from the resort where the incident took place, wrote in a statement that the child suffered serious injuries after he collided with a tree while skiing.

"Everyone at Mt. Seymour extends our deepest sympathy and condolences to the family and friends for this tragic loss," the statement said.

The case is being investigated. No further details were available at this time.

The family-owned and -operated ski resort located about 30 minutes from downtown Vancouver, boasts more than 197 acres of skiable terrain.
 
In a similar freak accident, a 22-year-old Maryland woman died after she got stuck in a Florida hotel window.

Sydney Therriault died at the Pelican RV Resort & Marina in Grassy Key, when she attempted to enter her room through the window after she misplaced her keys, the Monroe County Sheriff's Office said in a statement.

The Sheriff's Office and Marathon Fire Rescue pronounced her dead at the scene,

"She became stuck and asphyxiated," read the statement.

The investigators confirmed that there is no foul play in the woman's death.

"Your free spirit to travel and help people and to see the world on your own time has helped encouraged me to go out and follow my own path. You will never be forgotten since you touched so many. Rest easy beautiful," a friend of the deceased, posted on Facebook.

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