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Un teenager dead after falling from a ski lift

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The Sûreté du Québec is conducting an investigation to understand the circumstances surrounding this accident. (Archive photo)

The Canadian Press

A 15-year-old teenager died Friday evening after falling from a ski lift at a ski resort in Morin-Heights, in the Laurentians .

Police officers from the Sûreté du Québec (SQ) went to the scene of the tragedy around 10 p.m. Friday evening.

According to initial information, the young man fell from a ski lift. Maneuvers were first carried out by ski resort staff and also by paramedics before he was transported to a hospital, where he was unfortunately pronounced dead, reported Camille Savoie, spokesperson for the SQ.

Investigators and the SQ’s forensic identification service are responsible for shedding light on the causes and circumstances of this event. For the moment, there does not appear to be a criminal element in this case, according to the police force.

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For the moment, several hypotheses are being studied by investigators, including that of possible discomfort, said Ms. Savoie.< /p>

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