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Wind said to be key factor in Maine lift accident

CARRABASSETT VALLEY, Maine (AP) - Investigators say high wind was a primary factor in a chair lift accident at a Maine ski area that injured eight.

Ethan Austin, a spokesman for the Sugarloaf resort, says the preliminary findings were made Wednesday by inspectors from the Maine Board of Elevator and Tramway Safety.

The investigation into Tuesday's accident is continuing.

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