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Bishop O’Connell Grad Dies in Ski Accident

Nathan Rom (photo via Facebook)Nathan Rom, 19-year-old Arlington resident, has died in a ski accident in Colorado.

The Denver Post and other local media reports that Rom lost control on an intermediate trail at Copper Mountain Resort and crashed into a tree. Rom was wearing a helmet but died of blunt force trauma.

The incident happened Wednesday and was the second skiing death in Colorado that day.

Rom was a recent graduate of Bishop O’Connell High School, where he rowed crew and was recognized for academic achievement.

Photo via Facebook

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