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Weeds Creator Jenji Kohan's Son Dies on Family Ski Trip

Charlie Noxon, 20, was with his dad and 2 siblings in Park City, Utah
By Jenn Gidman,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 2, 2020 7:42 AM CST
In this May 20, 2015, file photo, Jenji Kohan arrives at a Netflix "Orange Is the New Black" Q&A screening in Los Angeles   (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP, File)

(Newser) – A New Year's Eve ski run ended tragically for the son of Jenji Kohan, the creator of Weeds and Orange Is the New Black. TMZ reports that, per law enforcement officials, 20-year-old Charlie Noxon fell while skiing Tuesday in Park City, Utah, and was pronounced dead after being taken by helicopter to a nearby hospital. The Park Record reports only that an unnamed 20-year-old male from Sherman Oaks, Calif., died after an accident on an intermediate trail. It also cites a statement from a Park City Mountain Resort rep that offers "deepest sympathy and support to our guest's family and friends."

No other details of the accident are yet being reported. Charlie's short IMDb profile notes he appeared in a 2008 episode of Weeds. Per PopCulture.com, Kohan and journalist Christopher Noxon filed for divorce in 2018 after 21 years of marriage. The couple, who were said to have met at an adult kickball game, also have two other children, son Oscar and daughter Eliza. People reports that authorities are conducting an investigation into Charlie Noxon's accident, per a Summit County Sheriff’s Office official. (Read more death stories.)

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