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Snowboarder dies in avalanche at Hatcher Pass

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) – Alaska State Troopers say a 17-year-old snowboarder has died in an avalanche north of Anchorage. Troopers say the male became stuck in a creek drainage after he got caught by the avalanche and buried. The incident happened Monday at Hatcher Pass. According to troopers, rescuers were able to reach the teen. He was taken to a hospital, where he was declared dead. The teen’s name was not immediately released.

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