Woman dies, two kids hurt after fall from chair lift in Granby

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GRANBY, Colo. (KJCT) -- A woman is dead and two kids are in the hospital after they fell from a chair lift at Ski Granby Ranch, according to the Granby Police Department.

Police said they fell about 20 feet onto snow around 9:30 a.m. Thursday at the small ski resort, which is about 20 miles west of Winter Park.

Police said the three victims were transported to the medical center in Granby where medical personnel confirmed that the woman had died. One of the kids was flown to Children’s Hospital in Denver and the other remained in stable condition at the medical center in Granby.

Authorities said the victims were family members visiting from out of state. The relationship between the victims was not reported.

An investigation is underway and authorities said they are not sure of the circumstances that led up to the fall.



 
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