Snowmobiler killed in avalanche near Ferron, police say

Published: Friday, March 1 2013 10:55 p.m. MST

FERRON, Emery County — The Sevier County Sheriff's Office has confirmed a man was killed in an avalanche about 10 miles southwest of Ferron.

Dispatchers said they received a call at 5:20 p.m. about a trapped snowmobiler and deployed a search and rescue unit. The search was later canceled and has since been deemed a recovery effort.

Police have not released the name or age of the victim.

More information will be reported as it becomes available. 

Ben Lockhart

Twitter: @benlockhart89

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