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Ravell Call, Deseret News
Rocks are stacked at the scene of a fatal car accident at Snowbird, Utah, May 16, 2008. Investigators said the pile of rocks was noticed last night before the accident and were very near where the car went off the edge of a parking lot and into the creek below. it is not known if the pile had anything to do with the accident.

A 62-year-old man was found dead Friday morning inside a car that ended up on its hood in a creek near Snowbird in Little Cottonwood Canyon.

A Snowbird employee who was setting up cones in the parking lot about 7 a.m., spotted the car and contacted authorities, said Salt Lake County Sheriff's Lt. Paul Jaroscak.

The car dropped an estimated 200 feet off the main road near Snowbird entry No. 2. The name of the man was not released Friday morning pending notification of family.

The fatal accident is the second near Snowbird in the past two weeks.

On May 5, the sheriff's office was called to Snowbird entry No. 3 where a vehicle was found on its hood in the parking lot. Investigators believe the driver missed a turned going at a high rate of speed off the main canyon road, and dropped 70 feet in the air to the parking lot below.

Mowlid Ali, of South Jordan, was pronounced dead at the scene.