Chairlift Had Mechanical Issue When Texas Woman Fell to Her Death, Officials Say

A mechanical issue occurred in a Colorado chairlift when a San Antonio woman and her two daughters fell from it last month, according to preliminary findings released Monday.Kelly Huber and her daughters about 25 feet from the Quick Draw Express lift at Granby Ranch Ski Resort into hard-packed snow on Dec. 29 when their chair struck the chairlift support tower, Granby police said. Colrado Passenger Tramway Safety Board engineers found issues in the chairlift's electric drive control system that contributed to "a rare dynamic event" that occurred at the time of the incident, police said.  Continue reading...

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