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Sledding's risks, and measures you can take to avoid injury

El Dorado Hills resident Dylan Ridolfi, 15, had traveled to Tahoe for a weekend trip with family and friends. After skiing the day before, the group decided to go sledding on Feb. 19, according to a Sacramento Bee article.

The hill was icy, and Ridolfi was traveling quickly on an inner tube when he hit two trees. He was pronounced dead on the scene less than an hour after the collision, according to a Sierra Sun article.

Lake Valley Fire Protection District spokeswoman Leona Allen said she's seen sledding-related injuries in the South Shore rise. While more people don helmets …

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