1 killed in Colorado avalanche

8:46 PM, Dec 31, 2013   |    comments
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KUSA - One person was killed in an avalanche Tuesday, according to the Colorado Avalanche Information Center.

The slide occurred on Parkview Mountain in Jackson County in north central Colorado. The victim's name has not been released.

The call came in to the Jackson County Sheriff's dispatch at 1:19 p.m. Jackson County authorities say three men were snowmobiling in the area at the time of the slide.

The victim received CPR at the scene, but it was unsuccessful. The two other snowmobilers were not injured.

The CAIC reported heightened avalanche conditions in the area where the slide occurred.

(KUSA-TV © 2013 Multimedia Holdings Corporation)

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