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ASPEN, Colo. (AP) - An Aspen ski resort employee who died while skiing at the Snowmass Ski Area suffered multiple chest injuries.

The Pitkin County Coroner's Office says 47-year-old Jeffrey Beadle was found by another skier unconscious and unresponsive Thursday afternoon. The Aspen Daily News reportsBeadle, originally from Centralia, Ill., worked as a lift operator at Aspen ski resort.

Beadle, who was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash, was found in a remote, expert-only area that took time to reach.

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Information from: Aspen Daily News, http://www.aspendailynews.com

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