On March 6th, 2023, the Sacred Heart University community was shocked to hear the news that one of their own, Anna Buhrmann, had involvedin tragic accident in Colorado. Buhrmann was a 19-year-old sophomore and a member of the Sacred Heart University women’s hockey team. She was described by her teammates, coaches, and friends as a kind, caring, and hardworking person, who loved hockey and was always there to support her teammates.
Keep reading the article to know more about Anna Buhrmann, including who she was, how she died, what happened to her, her cause of death, tributes for Anna, and much more things you should check!
What Happened to Anna Buhrmann?
According to reports, on March 6th, Buhrmann was skiing with a group of friends at the Copper Mountain for Spring Break in Colorado when the accident occurred. She was reportedly skiing down an intermediate run when she lost control and collided with a tree. Buhrmann was wearing a helmet at the time of the accident, but the impact was too severe, and she suffered fatal injuries.
The Copper Mountain ski patrol responded to the scene immediately and provided emergency medical care to Buhrmann. She was then airlifted to St. Anthony Hospital in Lakewood, Colorado, it is not clear whether she Is dead or alive as of now . We are waiting for the confirmation from family and friends
A 7-hour emergency spine surgery was performed on her after she was transported to Colorado by Flight For Life. Anna suffered a spinal cord injury that caused her C6 and C7 vertebrae to break, leaving her permanently paralyzed below the shoulders.
Buhrmann’s accident was a reminder of the risks involved in skiing and other winter sports. Skiing is a popular recreational activity, but it can be dangerous, especially if proper safety measures are not taken. Skiers are advised to wear helmets, stay within their skill level, and follow the rules and regulations of the resort or the spot.
How Did Anna Buhrmann Die? Cause of Death Explained
Anna Buhrmann from Germany who played for Sacred Heart University Division Field Hockey Team involved in tragic accident on Monday, March, 6th, 2023 in a fatal skiing accident.
Anna underwent a seven-hour emergency spine surgery after being shifted to Colorado by Flight For Life. When Anna fractured her C6 and C7 vertebrae, her spinal cord was severed, leaving her forever paralyzed below the shoulders.
The SHU Field Hockey released a statement
A Lakewood, Colorado, resident named Kenzie Riccardi has created a GoFundMe campaign for her family during this difficult time. Riccardi claims that the funds generated through this campaign would be sent to the family to assist with funeral expenditures.
To Donate: https://www.gofundme.com/f/anna-recover-from-her-detrimental-ski-acciden
Tributes Emerged for Anna Buhrmann
In the wake of Buhrmann’s death, her friends, teammates, coaches, and members of the university community took to different social media platforms to pay tribute to the young and bright star. Everyone shares their memories with her to honor her life and legacy.
AI Chapjian posted on Facebook, “I’m requesting a favor from my friends. We frequently take our good fortune for granted. Certainly not the case with my daughter’s Sacred Heart University teammate and friend.”
Sacred Heart Alumni tears out while tweeting and sending condolences to Anna’s family and friends, saying, “Anna Buhrmann will always be in my thoughts and prayers.”
We send our heartfelt condolences to Anna Buhrmann’s cherished family during this difficult time and pray that God would offer her soul peace. Continue to visit our website to read more of the same kind of content, and don’t forget to leave comments with your ideas and opinions; we’d love to hear from you.