A 26-year-old Toms River man died after he hit a tree while snowboarding at Killington Mountain in Vermont Saturday morning, police said.

James Meyers was snowboarding with friends at Killington Mountain when he went off the trail and struck a tree, according to a news release from Vermont State Police.

Meyers was taken to Rutland Regional Medical Center, where he died from his injuries, according to police. He was not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident, the release said.

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