Skier killed at Beech Mtn.

BEECH MOUNTAIN, N.C. -- A Chattanooga, Tn. man was killed in a skiing accident here Saturday afternoon.
   The man, whose identity has not been released, went off the ski slope and collided with a rock bank on the side of the mountain according to information released by Ski Beech.
   The man reportedly was an advanced skier and was probably traveling at a moderate or fast speed when he went off course. The 48-year-old skier, who was transported to Johnson City Medical Center, reportedly suffered head injuries.