PORTAGE, Wis. (AP) — A 24-year-old woman has died after she struck a tree while skiing in south-central Wisconsin.

The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office dispatch was notified around 10:30 a.m. Saturday that an injured person needed medical assistance at Cascade Mountain Ski Hill.

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The sheriff’s office and emergency medical workers responded, along with the ski patrol from Cascade Mountain. The injured woman was pronounced dead at a Portage hospital.

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The victim’s name has not been released. The sheriff’s office is investigating but says the incident apparently was an accident.

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