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Date: 2013-01-11
Submitted By: AAA
Place: PRESTON, NORTHERN BEAR RANGE, ST CHARLES CANYON
State: ID
Country: USA
Summary: 1 snowmobiler caught, buried and injured

A 28-year-old snowmobiler was caught, buried and injured in a hard slab avalanche. He was found by friends using transceivers (10 min, 2 feet deep) unconscious and apparently not breathing. He suffered a broken arm and bi-lateral femur fractures. After a long evacuation he was sent to hospital.

Media Report:
www.deseretnews.com

Official Report:
utahavalanchecenter.org

Posted 16 Jan 2013, 0500.