17-Year-Old Boy Dies After Falling From Chairlift at Blue Mountain Resort, PA

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A 17-year-old New Jersey boy died after falling from a chairlift Tuesday morning at Blue Mountain Resort, PA county Coroner Robert W. Miller Jr. reported.

Connor Golembiewski of Flemington, NJ, died after falling about 20-feet from the chairlift on New Years Day morning. He was pronounced dead from multiple blunt force trauma injuries, the coroner ruled. The death was ruled an accident.

State police were investigating whether his lap bar was up or down.

It was the third deadly incident in the past year at the ski resort. Grygoriy Sologub, 53, of Philadelphia died Jan. 21 following a collision with another skier on a slope, authorities had said. Euna Shin, 20, of Piscataway, New Jersey, died from injuries sustained while snowboarding at the resort, authorities said.

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