Tennessee man dead after ski accident at Beaver Creek

By Ross Leonhart

BEAVER CREEK — A 39-year-old man from Knoxville, Tennessee, was pronounced dead at Vail Valley Medical Center on Thursday after Beaver Creek Ski Patrol responded to an incident on an intermediate trail that afternoon.Sam Beall, the owner of Blackberry Farm in Walland, Tennessee, a luxury hotel and event destination in the Great Smoky Mountains, was skiing at the resort Thursday and was pronounced dead later at the hospital.Blackberry Farm’s Facebook page released this notice on Friday afternoon:“We are deeply shocked and saddened by the untimely death of Sam Beall, our beloved proprietor. He passed away during a tragic skiing accident …

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