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The Latest: Skier dies in southwestern Montana avalanche

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BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) - The Latest on a fatal avalanche in southwestern Montana (all times local):
    
2:15 p.m.
    
The Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center says a woman died in a weekend avalanche in southwestern Montana.
    
Officials say two skiers were ascending a steep, narrow gully on Imp Peak in the southern Madison Range on Saturday when they triggered a slide that fully buried the woman and partially buried a man. He could not find her and hiked out of the area.
    
Gallatin County Search and Rescue recovered the victim's body on Monday. She was covered by 3 feet of snow. Her name has not been released.
    
10:15 a.m.
    
The Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center says a skier died in a weekend avalanche in southwestern Montana.
    
Officials say two skiers approached a steep, narrow gully on Imp Peak in the southern Madison Range on Saturday, triggering a slide that fully buried one of the skiers and partially buried the other.
    
Gallatin County Search and Rescue recovered the victim's body on Monday from the area about 20 miles southwest of Big Sky. The victim's name has not been released.

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10/10/2017 2:16:48 PM (GMT -6:00)

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