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Newport native dies in skiing accident in Vermont

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By Alana Cerrone

acerrone@abc6.com

A tragic skiing accident at Sugarbush Resort in Vermont has claimed the life of a Newport, RI native.

Kendra Bowers, 19, was skiing with family and friends on Saturday when she lost control and struck a trail sign. She died upon arriving at the hospital.

Bowers was a sophomore at the University of Vermont where she was in charge of public relations for the a cappella campus singing group.

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