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Woman In Critical Condition Following UT Avalanche

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By KSTU

Millcreek Canyon, Utah (KSTU) A 43–year old woman is fighting to stay alive, after being caught in an avalanche saturday afternoon in Utah.

Officials say a woman and a man were skiing when the avalanche triggered just after 5 p–m.

Her partner was able to locate her under the buried snow, and rescue her. He had to resuscitate her and call EMS crews.

The woman is now in a nearby hospital in critical condition.

Authorities say things could have been worse, but the people came prepared with avalanche gear, which helped the woman survive.


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