Skier dead in Avalanche near Matanuska Glacier

    Mat-Su Valley, Alaska (KINY) - Skier Erin Lee was fatally caught in an avalanche near Matanuska Glacier, between Palmer and Glennallen Saturday.

    State Troopers had received a report of the avalanche Saturday.

    The skier,  Erin Lee age 40 of Fairbanks, was transported to Mat-Su Regional Hospital via helicopter where she was pronounced deceased.

    Next of kin have been notified.

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