Skier loses life in Hatchers Pass Avalanche

    Juneau, AK (KINY) - According to dispatch reports, a skier was caught in an avalanche at Hatchers Pass in Archangel and lost his life.

    Alaska State Troopers Patrol State Parks and AWT HELO responded to the area to find the skier. EMS rescue was also dispatched. While in route, Troopers were notified that the skier had been located and they were doing CPR. The AWT HELO arrived and was unable to land. AST was then notified that the male had no pulse.

    EMS Rescue arrived along with State Parks and a recovery plan is in place to recover the male. Updates are to follow once positive ID of all parties involved is complete.

    No other injuries have been reported from that avalanche.


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