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Date: 2013-04-11
Submitted By: AAA
Place: Big Cottonwood Canyon, Cardiff Fork
State: UT
Country: USA
Fatalities: 1
Summary: 1 avalanche forecaster caught, partly buried and killed

On Thursday afternoon UDOT avalanche forecaster Craig Patterson was caught and killed while performing work-related duties. Craig was a highly regarded member of the snow-safety and mountain communities.

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12 April 2013