Fatal avalanche reported in Horse Creek

SUBLETTE COUNTY, WYO – Tip Top Search and Rescue has been dispatched to the scene of a fatal avalanche in Horse Creek drainage of the Wyoming Range.

The avalanche was reported to have occurred this morning at an elevation of 9,153’. One snowmobiler was caught and did not survive. Information is preliminary and limited. The exact location, elevation and aspect is not yet available. Tip Top is on scene and expected to report when they know more. Avalanche specialists from the Bridger-Teton Avalanche Center also plan to visit the site of this incident on Sunday.

The incident occurred in the North Fork Horse Creek drainage somewhere south of Lookout and Horse mountains and north of Prospect Peak.

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