ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A woman has died in an avalanche near Matanuska Glacier, between Palmer and Glennallen, authorities said.
Alaska State Troopers said in a statement that Erin Lee, 40, of Fairbanks, was a skier who got caught in the avalanche Saturday.
Alaska’s News Source reports that state troopers received a report of an avalanche just after noon. Lee was taken to a hospital where she was pronounced dead.
Authorities have notified her next of kin.