The five-year-old succumbed to her injuries while being transported by helicopter to the hospital: A girl died during a ski course in the French winter sports resort of Flaine.
A 40-year-old man had previously rammed her on a serpentine road, as reported by the French daily Le Dauphiné libéré.
The girl is believed to have gone skiing with her English family, who live in Geneva and have a second home in the area, the newspaper said.
40-year-old man suffered shock
The skier, a 40-year-old Frenchman, is said to have suffered a severe shock, according to the report.
He was taken into custody by the police.
An investigation into involuntary manslaughter is being launched against him, the newspaper writes.