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Woman, child hurt in chairlift fall in Bennington, NH

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BENNINGTON, N.H. (AP) - Emergency officials say a woman and child were hurt when they fell from a chairlift at a ski area in Bennington, N.H.

The fall happened Wednesday afternoon at Crotched Mountain ski area. Fire officials tell WMUR-TV they suffered serious injuries after falling about 40 feet.

The State Fire Marshal's Office says it does not appear the chairlift malfunctioned.

Bennington Fire Chief Mike Roina says there were only a couple inches of snow on the ground at the area where the fall happened.

The names of the woman and child were not released.

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