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Dead Skier's Fans Donate $300K to Cover Bill

Sarah Burke's case puts spotlight on US system

(Newser) - Fans of iconic freestyle skier Sarah Burke were shocked by her death in Utah earlier this month —and horrified by the huge bill she racked up during her nine days in a coma . The Canadian star's insurance did not cover the event where she was fatally injured and... More »

Skier Burke's Family Stuck With $550K Bill

Website set up for donations

(Newser) - Sarah Burke's family has more than grief to deal with after her tragic death : The skier racked up more than half a million dollars in medical bills after her accident, CTV reports. The family has set up a website seeking donations to help—so far they've raised almost... More »

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