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Date: 2002-12-26
Submitted By: CAIC
Place: West side of the Snowy Range
State: WY
Country: USA
Fatalities: 1
Summary: 1 snowmobiler buried and killed

1 snowmobiler buried and killed on 12/26 on the west side of the Snowy

Range in south-central WY. The avalanche occurred on a 40-45 degree slope on a NW aspect. The

victim did not carry avalanche rescue gear. More info when it becomes available. This is the

4th US fatality of the season.