Skier Death in Big Sky

For immediate release: March 9, 2021

A Texas man died in a skiing accident at Big Sky Resort on Friday, March, 5, 2021. Kirby Smith, 60, from Dallas, Texas, was skiing with his son at the time. He died from blunt force injuries to the head. He was wearing a helmet. The details of how the accident occurred are being investigated by Big Sky Ski Patrol.