NORTH BELLMORE - A North Bellmore teenager was killed yesterday during a weekend ski trip with friends upstate.

According to state police, 18-year-old Erin Clare Malloy-McArdle lost control while skiing down a difficult trail at Windham Mountain in the Catskills. They say she crashed into a tree and suffered severe head injuries.

Officials say the Mepham High School senior was not wearing a helmet at the time.

Family members say she had a bright future and was scheduled to meet with Adelphi University officials today.