Colorado chairlift fall: Woman dies, two children injured (Details)

Colorado chairlift fall: Woman dies, 2 children injured
Colorado chairlift fall: Woman dies, 2 children injured "Details"

Woman dead, daughters injured after chairlift fall in Colorado.

Authorities identified the mom as 40-year-old Kelly Huber of San Antonio, Texas. She was pronounced dead at a Granby emergency room following the 25-foot fall.

On Saturday, an autopsy revealed that Huber died from a “traumatic rupture of the aorta and blunt force trauma to the torso.”

Huber along with her two daughters fell from the Quick Draw Chairlift at Ski Granby Ranch Thursday morning.

The family was visiting Colorado from San Antonio, Texas. A 12-year-old girl was treated and released at a hospital in Granby. Her 9-year-old sister airlifted via Flight for Life to Children’s Hospital Colorado in Aurora where she remained hospitalized as of Friday evening.

The condition of the girl remains unknown.

The chairlift remains closed and the incident remains under investigation.