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Date: 2014-02-08
Submitted By: AAA
Place: Wasatch Mountains, American Fork Canyon
State: UT
Country: USA
Fatalities: 1
Summary: 1 snowshoer caught, buried and killed

A 21-year-old BYU student from Colorado was snowshoeing with friends Saturday afternoon near Tibble Fork reservoir when she was caught and buried. She was not breathing and had no pulse when found after a 40-minute burial. She was also submerged under water. Rescuers able to re-start her heart but according to news reports she passed away in the hospital on Sunday.

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Posted: 9 Feb 2014 at 1903 MST.

Updated: 15 Feb 2014 at 1153 MST.