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Date: 2014-03-04
Submitted By: AAA
Place: Eastern San Juans, Conejos Peak
State: CO
Country: USA
Fatalities: 1
Summary: 1 ski patroller caught, buried and killed

A Wolf Creek ski patroller working far outside of the ski area was killed on Tuesday in an avalanche in Colorado's eastern San Juans. He was located quickly by fellow patrollers working in the area. Resuscitation efforts were maintained as he was flown to Mercy Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased.

Media Report:
durangoherald.com

Official Report:
avalanche.state.co.us

Updated: 6 March 2014 at 2325 to change activity from backcountry skier to ski patroller.