California man dies while on ski lift at Deer Valley Ski Resort

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PARK CITY, Utah (ABC4) – A California man has died after using a ski lift at the Deer Valley Ski resort Friday.

According to Park City Police Captain Phil Kirk, a 78-year-old man became unconscious while using the Carpenter lift just after 3 p.m.

Officials say as the man arrived at the top, rescue crews quickly administered CPR and other life-saving interventions, however, those efforts were unsuccessful.

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The man was then pronounced deceased.

Officers have identified the man as a Costa Mesa, California local.

Officials say the incident remains under investigation as they determine the man’s cause of death.

ABC4 will update as more develops.

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