Idaho Ski Patroller Dies Of Heart Attack, Fell From Lift - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Idaho Ski Patroller Dies Of Heart Attack, Fell From Lift

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IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) - Jefferson County officials say the ski patrolman who fell off a ski lift at Kelly Canyon Resort over the weekend died before he fell.

Kelly Canyon Ski Resort officials tell KIFI-TV that Steve Yount died of a heart attack while on a ski lift Saturday. The resort posted a statement on its web site saying Yount was helping ready the hill for opening day when he was stricken.

The resort said Yount took pride in being the first person on the powder and the last person off the hill, and that his dedication to the patrol and his friendly manner will be missed.

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