Ski resort employee killed beneath snow groomer

OLIVER, British Columbia — An employee at a Canadian mountain resort died Friday afternoon after getting stuck beneath a snow groomer.

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The victim, a 70-year-old man, died after he sustained serious injuries from the equipment at Baldy Mountain Resort, CBC reported.

“We are all devastated. The intense emotions we feel are beyond comprehension,” the resort said on social media. “We cannot begin to grasp the overwhelming pain and sorrow the family is going through right now. We know there are no words to comfort them.”

The resort was closed Saturday but has since reopened.

It is with great pain we report the passing of a wonderful, caring, gentle and valued Baldy Family member, from a...

Posted by Baldy Mountain Resort on Saturday, February 27, 2021