SoCal snowboarder dies after fall near Big Bear

SAN BERNARDINO — A 23-year-old Los Angeles man has died after hitting his head in a snowboarding accident near Big Bear Lake.

The San Bernardino County coroner's office said Thursday that Kwang Kim was snowboarding Wednesday afternoon at the Snow Summit Mountain Resort and hit his head after a jump.

He was flown to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

The coroner is conducting an autopsy.

Copyright 2009 The Associated Press.

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