Camelback Resort employee flown to hospital after being run over by snow groomer

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TANNERSVILLE, MONROE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — EMA officials tell Eyewitness News a 47-year-old man was run over by a snow groomer at Camelback Resort Thursday morning.

According to EMA officials, the incident occurred around 11:38 a.m. near the bottom of the mountain at Camelback Resort. The man injured is reported to be an employee.

EMA says the man suffered major trauma to his lower body and was flown to the hospital. There is no word on his condition at this time.

In a statement sent to Eyewitness News, Camelback Resorts said:

“We are sorry to report a Camelback employee was injured during the delivery of a snow groomer earlier today and is being treated at a nearby hospital. Our prayers and thoughts are with our team member and their family. Safety is our highest priority, and we are working with the appropriate authorities to conduct a thorough investigation.”

Shawn Hauver, Managing Director of Camelback Resort

Camelback is in the process of winterizing Camelbeach to transition into the ski season. This is an ongoing investigation we will update you with the latest information as it is released.

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