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Angelique Deleon: Mountain High Snowboarding Session Ends in Freak Death For 23-Year-Old UC Riverside Student

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Mon, Nov 28, 2011 at 12:21 PM

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A 23-year-old snowboarder died riding at the Mountain High resort near Wrightwood over the holiday weekend.

The San Bernardino County coroner's office reports that Angelique Deleon of Riverside Anaheim fell while snowboarding yesterday about 3:55 p.m.

The office states that the rider was taken to ...


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... Community Hospital of San Bernardino where she was pronounced dead from her injuries at 5:25 PM.

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Coroner's Deputy Mark Johnson tells the Weekly that Deleon had gone on at least a few successful runs Sunday before the accident, where she apparently fell forward and tumbled head-over-heels.

She might have suffered from internal injuries as a result: "That was the speculation of the hospital," he said.

An examination of Deleon's body was expected later this week, Johnson said.

A Facebook page for Angelique Nicole Deleon indicates that she was a UC Riverside student living in Anaheim.

A spokesman for UC Riverside confirmed that "there is a student by that name here."

Santa Monica native Rosie Padilla says she's Deleon's cousin. She posted this on Facebook:

I am so sorry for my cousin Angelique Nicole Deleon she is and always have our hearts.... she is beautiful not just in her looks or smile but a heart of gold she would share each day. God Bless and the family... we will all met again with our Lord ..... with Love

[@dennisjromero/djromero@laweekly.com/@LAWeeklyNews]

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