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Marcel Hirscher passes Ted Ligety

Updated: December 18, 2012, 6:02 PM ET
Associated Press

MADONNA DI CAMPIGLIO, Italy --  Defending overall World Cup champion Marcel Hirscher of Austria was fastest in both runs Tuesday, winning a night slalom marred by the death of a gatekeeper.

Hirscher moved past American rival Ted Ligety into second place in the overall standings. Ligety, who has dominated in giant slalom this season, finished ninth.

Under the lights, with thousands of fans lining the course, Hirscher skied the two runs in 1 minute, 42.50 seconds. He was followed ...

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