Man dead after skiing accident at Snowshoe

A man is dead after a skiing accident Saturday at Snowshoe Ski Resort in Pocahontas County.

The man, 67, was found off the maintained slope with serious injuries, according to a statement from Snowshoe. Members of the Snowshoe Ski Patrol responded to the scene and provided initial care for the skier. He later died at a local hospital, according to a statement from Snowshoe.

The statement goes on to say that Snowshoe expresses condolences to the man’s family and friends.

“Skier safety is of paramount importance to Snowshoe Mountain and we continue to strive to offer the safest environment possible for our visitors,” a spokesperson said in the statement.

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