Squaw Valley Patroller dies doing Avi work

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Squaw Valley Patroller dies doing Avi work

Postby EMSC » Tue Jan 24, 2017 1:30 pm

No real detail I've seen yet. Statement from the Squaw web site:

Squaw Valley, Calif.) January 24, 2017 – 9:00 AM – A fatal incident occurred at Squaw Valley involving a ski patroller at 8:35 AM this morning during avalanche control activities. He was an employee of Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows. The victim’s name has not yet been released pending the notification of friends and family. An investigation is underway, and additional updates will be provided as they become available.

The team at Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows is deeply saddened by this tragic event and would like to express our deepest sympathies to the family and friends affected.

Squaw Valley will be closed for the day. Alpine Meadows will be open today.

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Re: Squaw Valley Patroller dies doing Avi work

Postby Admin » Tue Jan 24, 2017 1:34 pm

Working it.
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Re: Squaw Valley Patroller dies doing Avi work

Postby jasoncapecod » Tue Jan 24, 2017 4:06 pm

This is 3rd party info, I heard from a good source that a avi bomb detonated very close to him..

just horrible..
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Re: Squaw Valley Patroller dies doing Avi work

Postby Admin » Tue Jan 24, 2017 4:26 pm

There is a press conference underway right now. However, in the meantime there is a story on the homepage with what we know so far.
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Re: Squaw Valley Patroller dies doing Avi work

Postby Admin » Tue Jan 24, 2017 4:38 pm

jasoncapecod wrote:This is 3rd party info, I heard from a good source that a avi bomb detonated very close to him..

just horrible..


Confirmed.

http://www.firsttracksonline.com/2017/0 ... patroller/
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