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Man dies after fall off ski chairlift

September 1, 2009 5:48:59 AM PDT
Authorities say a Glendora man was killed when he fell from a chairlift at Heavenly Ski area, which is a Lake Tahoe-area ski resort.The victim's wife was also injured during the accident on Monday afternoon.

The Reno Gazette-Journal identified the man as Mark Alan Dickson, most recently of Glendora, and his wife as 47-year-old Rebecca Gonzaga.

Investigators are looking into the cause of the fall, but say their early findings show an equipment malfunction with the chairlift.

Authorities said the couple was planning to move to the South Lake Tahoe area.

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