The Bozeman Daily Chronicle reports the cause of death was not immediately known.
The Yellowstone Club, Big Sky, Mont., says a 45-year-old employee has died after a fall while skiing at the private resort near Big Sky in southwestern Montana.
The club issued a news release saying lift attendant David Mueller of Bozeman died Thursday, February 17, 2011.
Ski patrol and paramedics responded to the accident on Pioneer Mountain and Mueller was taken to Bozeman Deaconess Hospital. The Bozeman Daily Chronicle reports the cause of death was not immediately known.