Pleasanton woman dies in snowboarding ax

February 19, 2009 12:22:52 AM PST
A 19-year-old Pleasanton woman has been killed in a snowboarding accident, at the Dodge Ridge Ski Resort near Lake Tahoe.

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The young woman has been identified as Aline Christina Martins.

Martins apparently fell into a hole filled with loose snow on Monday.

She was found after an hour-long search, but could not be resuscitated.

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