British skier died after suffering heart attack and falling off chairlift
A British skier has died after he suffered a heart attack on a chairlift and fell 32 feet onto the French Alps below.
Jeff Martin, 65, was on holiday with family and friends in the ski resort of Méribel when he boarded the Roc-de-Tougne lift on January 11.
Less than a minute later, he collapsed in his seat and fell from the moving lift shortly before 12.20pm.
An inquiry has now been opened to determine the cause of death.
Resuscitation attempts by emergency services lasted for more than half-an-hour, but Mr Martin was pronounced dead at the scene.
Six first responders intervened and they... read more
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