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Skier dies in avalanche near Matanuska Glacier

March 28, 2021 - 12:14 PM

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A woman has died in an avalanche near Matanuska Glacier, between Palmer and Glennallen, authorities said.

Alaska State Troopers said in a statement that Erin Lee, 40, of Fairbanks, was a skier who got caught in the avalanche Saturday.

Alaska’s News Source reports that state troopers received a report of an avalanche just after noon. Lee was taken to a hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Authorities have notified her next of kin.

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