SKI RESORT INVESTIGATES WORKER INJURY

by Christian Mower on November 25, 2013

THE MARKETING DIRECTOR AT ATTITASH MOUNTAIN RESORT AND WILDCAT MOUNTAIN SAYS HE IS STILL GATHERING DETAILS AND INVESTIGATING WHAT CAUSED AN SUNDAY NIGHT THAT INVOLVED A SNOWMAKER AT ATTITASH.

THOMAS PRINDLE SAYS BARTLETT POLICE, FIREFIGHTERS FROM BARTLETT AND JACKSON, AND JACKSON EMS ASSISTED THE MOUNTAIN OPERATIONS MANAGER IN EXTRICATING THE INJURED MAN OFF BEAR PEAK. THE WORKER WAS THEN TAKEN TO A HOSPITAL AND IS REPORTED TO BE IN STABLE CONDITION.

A DISPATCHER WITH THE CARROLL COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE SAYS EMERGENCY PERSONNEL WERE CALLED TO RESPOND JUST AFTER 9:30 P.M. SUNDAY.

PRINDLE SAYS AS THE INVESTIGATION CONTINUES, HIS COMPANY’S CONCERN IS FOR THE WELL BEING OF THE WORKER. HE SAYS ATTITASH AND WILDCAT BOTH MAKE SIGNIFICANT EFFORTS TO PROVIDE SAFE AND HEALTHY WORK ENVIRONMENTS.

WILDCAT OPENED FOR THE SEASON SATURDAY AND IS NOW OPEN DAILY, INCLUDING THANKSGIVING, WEATHER PERMITTING. THE TARGET DATE TO OPEN ATTITASH IS SATURDAY DECEMBER 7, 2013 BUT THE MOUNTAIN PLANS TO OPERATE THE NOR’EASTER MOUNTAIN COASTER FRIDAY AND SATURDAY NOV. 29/30, 2013.

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