Park City Mountain Resort Employee Dead After Tree Falls On Chairlift Cable

Park City Mountain Resort Employee Dead After Tree Falls On Chairlift Cable

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Park City Mountain Resort Employee Dead After Tree Falls On Chairlift Cable

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Officials have confirmed an employee at Park City Mountain Resort has died after he fell from a chairlift when a tree fell onto the cable. FOX13 reports the incident occurred at approximately 10:45 a.m. on Monday when a tree fell on the Short Cut chairlift line. An on-duty employee was riding the lift and got knocked off the chair, falling at least 25 feet.  Ski patrol responded immediately and conducted life-saving efforts, but the employee did not survive.

“The Park City Mountain team – as well as the entire Vail Resorts team – extend our deepest sympathy and support to the family and friends of our team member. We are all deeply saddened by this tragic incident, and we will be providing support for our employees as we grieve this devastating loss.” –Deirdra Walsh, Park City Mountain VP & CEO

 

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