DENVER (AP)-- Authorities are investigating the death of a man who was caught in a snow-level lift he was working on at Loveland Ski Area.
KUSA-TV reported Friday that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating the cause of Thursday's accident.
The identity of the 40-year-old man hasn't been released.
OSHA area director Herb Gibson says the "magic carpet" lift - essentially a conveyor belt that ferries skiers and snowboarders uphill - was not in use when the accident occurred.
Gibson tells KUSA the worker "got caught up in some of the equipment."
An autopsy was scheduled for Saturday.
Information from: KUSA-TV
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