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Date: 2012-01-01
Submitted By: AAA
Place: Phillipsburg, Flint Creek Range, Red Lion
State: MT
Country: USA
Fatalities: 1
Summary: 1 snowmobiler caught, buried and killed

From the Butte Montana Standard:

A 20-year-old Butte man died the next day [Sunday] when his snowmobile triggered an avalanche in that same area east of Red Lion.

Rescue crews from Georgetown Lake and Anaconda could not revive the man, whose name was not immediately released.

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The West Central Montana Avalanche Center < > visited the site and here's a direct link to their report (PDF):

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