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Date: 2002-02-09
Submitted By: WWAN
Place: Eureka Peak area near Williams Lake
State: BC
Country: CANADA
Fatalities: 1
Summary: 2 snowmobilers caught, 1 snowmobiler buried and killed

The only details of the snowmobile accident that have been submitted are this media report.

We will post any CAA information if it is submitted.


Monday , Feb 11, 2002

Weekend avalanches kill three in B.C.

REVELSTOKE (CKNW) ? A pair of deadly avalanches struck B.C. this weekend, killing three people.

On Sunday afternoon, two people were killed and two others injured after they were caught in a snowslide while heli-skiing near Revelstoke. One of the dead is American, the other European.

As well, a snowmobiler was killed Saturday after being caught in an avalanche in the Eureka Peak area near Williams Lake.

The victim has been identified as 39-year-old Darby Wade Arnett of Williams Lake.