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Date: 2014-01-07
Submitted By: AAA
Place: Vail, East Vail Chutes, CDC
State: CO
Country: USA
Fatalities: 1
Summary: 4 out-of-area skiers caught, 1 buried and killed, 3 injured

At about 11:35 today 4 riders outside of the Vail Resort boundaries were caught in a large, deep avalanche in the popular East Vail Chutes. Killed was the grandson of one of Vail's founders.

Media Report:

Official Report:
The CAIC will be visiting the site on Wednesday. Some provisional information has already been posted:

Posted: 1/7/2014 at 1957.