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.
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.