CARRABASSETT VALLEY-It has been a sad day on Sugarloaf Mountain following the accidental death of a resort employee.
A Sugarloaf spokesperson says the unnamed worker was part of a crew preparing a mogul course for a competition.
24 year old Alexander Witt from Farmington lost his footing and slid down the course.
Members of the Sugarloaf Ski Patrol responded to the scene and performed cpr as he was brought to a clinic, but he could not be saved.
General Manager, Karl Strand released a statement saying “Our staff is a close-knit family that cares deeply for one another, and our hearts are with our team member and his family…. This is a tremendous blow to all of us”.
The accident happened on the Skidder trail which is for experts only.
Witt was not wearing a helmet when he fell.