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Date: 2014-03-30
Submitted By: AAA
Place: La Pine, Newberry Volcano, Paulina Peak
State: OR
Country: USA
Fatalities: 1
Summary: 1 snowmobiler caught, buried and killed

On Sunday afternoon a local snowmobiler was buried and killed on Oregon's Paulina Peak, about 20 miles southeast of Bend, OR. The man was found about 2 hours later.

<B>Media Report</B>

<B>Official Report</B> There is no official avalanche forecast center for this area, however, the local Central Oregon Avalanche Association may document this accident. A link to any report will be posted.

<B>Past Accidents</B>

On January 2, 2010, a snowmobiler was also buried and killed on Paulina Peak .

On January 15, 1998, a snowmobiler was buried and survived a 20-minute, 5-foot burial.