Man dies on chairlift at Breckenridge |

Man dies on chairlift at Breckenridge

Summit Daily News
Breckenridge, CO Colorado

BRECKENRIDGE, Colorado “-An orthopedic surgeon from E. Greenwich, R.I., died at about noon Wednesday on the Colorado Chairlift at Peak 8 of Breckenridge Ski Resort, according to Summit County Coroner Joanne Richardson.

Michael Wiggins, 48, became unconscious while riding the lift with his family. CPR was begun when he reached the top of the lift.

He had no significant medical history and an autopsy has been ordered.

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