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Girl falls from ski lift

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ALTA -- A 4-year-old girl fell off a ski lift at Alta ski resort Saturday.

The girl was riding the Sunnyside lift at the resort around 4:30 p.m. when she fell 30 to 40 feet.

She suffered a significant loss of consciousness and stopped breathing. When ski patrol arrived they gave her rescue breaths until she was breathing again.

The girl was transported to Primary Children's Medical Center by helicopter in critical condition, though she had regained conscious before being transported.

The girl is now in serious condition. She was riding on the lift with an adult at the time that she fell.

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