Avalanche Kills Woman In Central Idaho

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

KETCHUM, Idaho (AP) - Authorities say a female skier has been
killed in an avalanche that buried two people in the central Idaho
backcountry.

Blaine County Coroner Russ Mikel told The Idaho Mountain Express
that 53-year-old Stella Keane of Ketchum died Friday in a snow
slide in the area near Gladiator Peak, also known as Mushroom
Ridge.

The newspaper reports the unidentified male skier who was with
her Friday has been rescued and is suffering from serious injuries,
including a broken leg.

Blaine County rescue crews were deployed to the popular
backcountry skiing area near the Galena Lodge.


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