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Killington Employee Dies Following Accident
The lift mechanic was working on the Skyeship Gondola Saturday afternoon.
Monday, January 9, 2017, NewEnglandSkiIndustry.com

Skyeship North Brook Station (file photo)
Skyeship North Brook Station (file photo)

A longtime Killington mechanic died on Saturday as a result of an injury sustained while working alone on a lift.

According to the Vermont State Police, Jeffrey K. Chalk was found "injured and unresponsive" by another employee around 4 PM on Saturday afternoon at the Skyeship Gondola North Brook midstation. Chalk reportedly fell 13 feet from a catwalk onto a concrete floor.

According to the Vermont State Police, Chalk was pronounced dead that day at Rutland Regional Medical Center at 5:33 PM.

The tragic death is the second industry fatality to occur in New England this season. A long time Nashoba Valley employee died in a maintenance accident in November.



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