Search underway for overdue skier at Silver Mountain after deadly avalanche; Two people are confirmed dead

  • Source: KTVB-TV NBC 7 Boise
  • Published: 01/08/2020 12:00 AM

VIDEO: Multiple organizations have launched an "intense search" for a possible missing skier following a deadly avalanche at Silver Mountain on Tuesday. Two people were killed and five others were rescued following av avalanche that swept down the Wardner Peak ski run at about 11 a.m. on Tuesday. Silver Mountain said on Facebook that they received a call at 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday from a concerned family member about a skier that they have been unable to contact. The person was skiing at Silver Mountain on Tuesday during the time of the avalanche, according to the post. Silver Mountain Ski Patrol, multiple teams and dog units from various agencies are searching for the possible missing person on Wednesday. Further information will be released as it becomes available, the post said.


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