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They let him go. See:

http://www.rockymountainnews.com/drmn/state/article/0,1299,DRMN_21_1794048,00.html

or go to:

http://www.FirstTracksOnline.com in ht enews section for Mar 8.

- Bruno

Dan Ellis wrote:
> I just got back from a trip back home and this story was quite prominently
> featured in the news. According to the British papers/TV reports the Brit
> skiier was a rank beginner who got out of control on a beginners trail.
> Sentiment in the UK is that it was a tragic accident but our guy shouldnt be
> locked up for it. Several of my friends mentioned it to me as they know I'm
> into skiing.
>
> If the story is as reported back home then I'm inclinded to think that its
> also a big overeaction and the Brit guy shouldnt be locked up. Its in no way
> similar to Nathan Hall.
>
>
> 3/3--A British tourist is being held on first-degree assault and reckless
> endangerment charges in a Colorado jail after a collision at Breckenridge
> Colorado that killed another skier. Richard Henrichs, 56, of Naperville,
> Ill., died of head injuries while being treated in a hospital emergency room
> after being helicoptered off the hill. Henrichs' 28 year-old son a resident
> of Denver, told investigators that Robert Wills, of Plymouth, England, ran
> into his father with such force that the elder Henrichs was ejected from his
> skis and ran head first into a tree. Wills, 31, is being held in lieu of
> $15,000 bail. If Wills end up going to trial on criminal charges he will be
> only the second skier involved in a fatal collision to do so in Colorado
> history, and the first since Nathan Hall, a then 18 year-old lift op at
> Vail, who was convicted of reckless manslaughter, a felony. Hall, was just
> 18 back in 1997 when he finished his shift, downed at least one beer, and
> skied down to the bottom at high speed. Coming off a bump, Hall lost control
> and hit 33 year-old Alan Cobb of Denver, who died at the scene. Hall ended
> up serving 90 days in jail and was ordered to pay nearly $20,000 in
> restitution to Cobb's family.
>
>
>
>
> Dan Ellis
> R & D Manager
> Distribution Management Systems, Milford, CT, 06460, USA
> www.dmsinconline.com
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