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17-Year-Old NJ Boy Dies in Ski Lift Fall at Popular Resort

A teenager from New Jersey died after falling off of a chair lift at a Pennsylvania ski resort on Tuesday.

Carbon County Coroner Robert Miller Jr. identified the teen as 17-year-old Conner Golembiewski, of Flemington. Miller said that the victim suffered multiple force injuries in the fall at Blue Mountain Resort.

Tricia Matsko, a spokeswoman from the ski resort, said the victim was hurt around 11:30 a.m. Golembiewski was taken to Palmerton Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The teen's death was ruled an accident. It wasn't clear how he fell. 

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