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Avalanche kills skier in Wyoming national park – at least 32 avalanche deaths in US this 2020-2021 season

Avalanche kills skier in Wyoming national park – at least 32 avalanche deaths in US this 2020-2021 season

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A skier was killed after getting swept up in an avalanche Monday in Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming, the National Park Service said in a news release. Matthew Brien, a 33-year-old resident of Jackson, Wyoming, had been leading a small group of locals who wanted to ski the Broken Thumb Couloir when the avalanche was triggered, the park service said. His is the latest of at least 32 avalanche deaths in the US in this 2020-2021 season, according to the Colorado Avalanche Information Center. Twenty-three fatalities were recorded last season, with 25 deaths tallied in each of the two seasons before that.
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