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Three-time Olympian found dead

LAMBS CANYAN, UT (WFLX) - Three-time Olympian Jaret 'Speedy' Peterson is dead.

According to police, Peterson called 9-1-1 before shooting himself Monday night. Officers found the 29-year-old in Lambs Canyon between Salt Lake City and Park City.

Peterson won the silver medal at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics for his signature 'hurricane' jump. He was dismissed from the 2006 Turin Olympics after a drunken brawl.

Peterson has also been charged in the past with drunk driving, burglary and stealing weapons.

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