- Associated Press - Friday, January 13, 2017

JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. (AP) - A 22-year-old man has been injured after being partially buried in a skier-triggered avalanche near Jackson Hole.

The Jackson Hole News and Guide reports (http://bit.ly/2j8hc5M ) that Teton County Search and Rescue responded Thursday to the avalanche at No Name Canyon, an out-of-bounds area just south of the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort.

Teton County Sheriff’s Sgt. Matt Carr says the injured skier was with a party of six when the slide occurred. No other people were hurt in the avalanche.

The injured skier was taken to St. John’s Medical Center for treatment. Rescuers believe he hit a tree on the way down, injuring his leg, ribs and back.


Information from: Jackson Hole (Wyo.) News And Guide, http://www.jhnewsandguide.com



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