Tragic news out of Vermont where a 53-year-old man is dead after colliding with an anchoring platform on a zipline at Stowe Mountain Resort. According to News 7 Boston, Stowe Emergency Services were called to the resort about 3:15 p.m. Thursday after receiving a report of an injured male at the zipline.

The victim, Scott Lewis, of Stowe, collided with the platform that was holding the line. Lewis could not be revived. He was working at the resort when the incident occurred.  Stowe police said they were continuing to investigate, but preliminary indications are mechanical failure may be a factor.

Investigators were asking anyone who saw the accident occur to give Stowe Police a call at 802-253-7126.

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