updated 12/20/2009 1:56:51 PM ET 2009-12-20T18:56:51

Authorities in Utah say a 4-year-old girl has been hospitalized after falling 30 feet to 40 feet from a chairlift at a ski area.

Unified Fire Authority Capt. Clint Smith says the girl fell Saturday afternoon at the Alta Ski Area.

The girl was found facedown and not breathing but members of a ski patrol revived her with CPR.

Smith says the girl has been taken to Primary Children's Medical Center in Salt Lake City. Authorities say she was in serious condition.

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