Detailed Accident Report
Submitted By: BTNFAC
Place: Snowy Range, SE Wyoming
Summary: 4 snowmobilers caught and buried, 1 killed
A snowmobiler died in an avalanche in the Snowy Range in
Southeast, Wyoming on Wednesday afternoon January 2, 2008.
Dale Wagner was with a group of eight snowmobilers from
Miller, South Dakota. He is believed to have been in his
40's. They were reported to have been in the French Creek
Darainage area. Four of the riders were halfway up a
hillside when they were caught in an avalanche. The other
four members of the party were near the base of the slope
and dug out three survivors. The victim was also uncovered
but did not survive.