Fatal Avalanche Kills 1 In Vail, Colorado

Category: Media & Culture / Jan 08, 2014 9:27AM EDT

A huge avalanche has occurred outside the Colorado ski resort of Vail on Tuesday killing a man, and injuring three other people who were luckily rescued. None of the rescued has life threatening injuries as they are said to make a full recovery.

The area which this occurred was the East Vail Chutes, as part of the Vail Ski Resort which is one of the most popular ski spots in North America. Officials have yet to confirm what exactly the 4 victims were doing when the avalanche hit.

As of Tuesday avalanche danger in the area is “considerable” as per experts. This is the second fatality of this nature in Colorado this season and the 5th in the country.


Video Courtesy Of Reuters