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Skiers attending a skier who fell onto the slope after a chair lift derailed on the state's tallest ski mountain at the Sugarloaf resort in Carrabassett Valley, Maine, Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2010. (AP)
Skiers attending a skier who fell onto the slope after a chair lift derailed on the state's tallest ski mountain at the Sugarloaf resort in Carrabassett Valley, Maine, Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2010. (AP)

Investigators are looking into the cause of Tuesday's ski lift accident at Sugarloaf mountain in Maine that injured eight skiers. The Associated Press posted a video report on YouTube.

Fortunately, 22 inches of snow had just fallen and the ground was softer than usual. Skiers said that the trail below the chair lift is usually a lot icier.

The double chair lift in Bromley, VT., installed in the 1960s.(Courtesy of the New England Ski Museum)
The double chair lift in Bromley, VT., installed in the 1960s.(Courtesy of the New England Ski Museum)

We'll get the latest on the chair lift accident.

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This segment aired on December 30, 2010.

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