Top Stories 2012: Teen Dies In Fall At Ski Ward In Shrewsbury

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Shrewsbury Police respond to a fatal accident in January at Ski Ward. Photo Credit: Lindsay Corcoran, File Photo

SHREWSBURY, Mass. — One of the more tragic events of 2012 occurred when John Street, 18, of Upton, was killed at Ski Ward after falling from a chairlift.

Street was training with his Nipmuc Regional High School ski team in January. Investigators found he may have suffered a seizure while riding the lift. Street was wearing a helmet, and the safety bar was down. The State Tram Board investigated the lift and found no issues.

The Shrewsbury Daily Voice is tallying the Top 10 stories of 2012 this week.

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