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Avalanche Slaughtered Woman – BC News


A woman killed in avalanche

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A 42-year-old girl from Australia has been killed in a snowboard avalanche at Whistler, B.C.

Whistler's Blackcomb destination statement says that she was taken to the Whistler Healthcare Center, where she was told she was dead late in the afternoon of Thursday.

The destination says the woman had found after the Blackcomb Ski Rescue responded to a "snowboarder" event in the enclosed land over Lakeside Bowl, which triggered avalanche.

He did not say what the nature of the incident was.

The statement also says that a 36-year-old man was rescued from the same area later.

The coroner's service is now investigating.

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