- Associated Press - Monday, February 29, 2016

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Authorities have identified the man killed by an avalanche in southern Alaska near Nelchina Glacier.

KTUU-TV reports (https://bit.ly/24wrWwD ) that Alaska State Troopers say 50-year-old Randy Pratt, of Anchorage, died after being caught in an avalanche Saturday.

Troopers had responded after the avalanche to reports that two snowmachiners were missing.

They used a helicopter to reach the scene and recovered a man’s body.

The other snowmachiner was found and declined medical treatment.


Information from: Alaska Dispatch News, https://www.adn.com

Copyright © 2019 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide