Snowboarder dies after suffering head injuries in Flagstaff

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MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) - A former Oregon man has died in Arizona from head injuries suffered in a snowboarding accident.

The Mail Tribune reports that 22-year-old Branson Holm was removed from life support at an Arizona hospital after suffering the injuries Jan. 9 in Flagstaff, Ariz.

Family members said Holm suffered a serious head injury when he landed on his head while attempting to do a back flip on his snowboard.

Holm was a 2007 graduate of South Medford High School and most recently a manager of a Dutch Bros. coffee stand in Phoenix, Ariz.

Information from: Mail Tribune,

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