Four skiers He died and four others were injured In an avalanche in a canyon state Utah, western USALocal authorities and the media reported on Saturday.
The Utah Avalanche Center, Documenting avalanches in the area, he said it was the largest number of deaths from this cause since 1992.
“We were shocked when we reported that four skiers were killed today in an avalanche near Wilson Peak at the summit of Millic Canyon,” The foundation tweeted.
Local TV channel KSTU I reported that the police received their first call for help around 11 am. The channel said that the other four skiers were also trapped in an avalanche, but they managed to get out and were rescued.
His health condition has not been reported. “This is a terrible tragedy, and our prayers are directed towards the victims and the families concerned,” Utah Governor Spencer Cox wrote on Twitter. “We are grateful to the first responders and others who have participated in these rescue and recovery efforts. As the risk of avalanches is high at this time, please exercise extreme caution,” he added.
Avalanches pose a serious risk in the Utah mountains from January to April. Earlier before the accident, the Avalanche Center had warned of “dangerous avalanche conditions.”