One dead in Alaska Avalanche
A woman has died in an avalanche near Matanuska Glacier Saturday.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - A woman has died in an avalanche near Matanuska Glacier, between Palmer and Glennallen Saturday.
Alaska State Troopers identified the victim as 40-year-old Erin Lee of Fairbanks. Officials say she was a skier that got caught in the avalanche.
Just after 12 p.m. on Saturday, AST received a report of an avalanche. Lee was taken to an area hospital where she was pronounced dead.
Next of kin has been notified.
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