A 58-year-old Massachusetts man was killed in a ski accident in Vermont on Monday.

Vermont State Police say the man, identified as Shirinian Varter of Watertown, was skiing with a family member at the Burke Mountain Ski Area at around 3:40 p.m. when he lost control. 

Varter traveled into a wooded area and struck a tree, according to Vermont State Police. He was pronounced dead on the trail.

Police say Varter was not wearing a helmet. 

Police say there are not signs of foul play and will conduct a autopsy. 

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