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Chair derails at Sugarloaf

Updated: December 28, 2010, 3:47 PM ET
ESPN Action Sports

A chair lift derailed at Sugarloaf Ski Resort, in Carrabassett Valley, Maine, at around 10:30 Tuesday morning, injuring six people. At the time of the accident approximately 220 people were on the lift.

It was the Spillway East lift, which derailed from the lift's eighth tower. According to a release from the ski area, five chairs fell an estimated 25 to 30 feet to the ground below. Ski patrol evacuated the remaining chairs after the incident.

The injured skiers were transported ...

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