A skier from New Jersey is dead after hitting a tree at a resort in Park City, Utah.

Authorities say 67-year-old William Kivet was pronounced dead at Park City Mountain Resort after the accident around noon yesterday.

Park City Mountain Resort (Park City Mountain Resort)

Park City Police Capt. Phil Kirk says Kivet had been skiing with a friend when he went off the groomed trail on the Silver King run and hit the tree.

Kivet's hometown isn't clear.