JAY, United States -- A 68-year-old Quebec man has died in a ski accident at the Jay Peak ski resort in northern Vermont.

According to Vermont State Police, Bruce Charron of Montreal West lost a ski and then crashed into trees at the edge of a trail at around 12:45 p.m. Sunday. He was treated by emergency personnel but died at the resort.

The state police have opened an investigation and are asking people who witnessed the accident to contact them.

Jay Peak is just south of the Canada-U.S. border, about 130 kilometres southeast of Montreal.