Services set for Gahanna man killed in ski accident

GAHANNA, Ohio (WTVN) -- Funeral services are planned for Wednesday for John Carney of Gahanna who died in a skiing accident last week.

According to the Richland County Sheriff's Office, Carney, 59,  was traveling down a slope at Snow Trails Ski Resort in Mansfield Friday afternoon when he swerved to avoid hitting others traveling on the same path. That sent him off the trail and into a steel ski-lift pole.

Carney had skied for decades and once served as a ski instructor.

(Photo courtesy ABC6/FOX28, which also contributed to this story.)

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