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Teen dies after falling off chair lift at ski resort

January 2, 2019

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A New Jersey teenager has died after falling off a chair lift at a ski resort in eastern Pennsylvania.

Carbon County Coroner Robert Miller Jr. on Wednesday identified the victim as 17-year-old Connor Golembiewski of Flemington. Miller says the teen suffered multiple blunt force injuries after falling off a chair lift at Blue Mountain Resort near Palmerton.

Blue Mountain Resort spokeswoman Tricia Matsko says the victim was injured around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. He was taken to Palmerton Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Miller ruled the death an accident.

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