San Francisco Man Dies, Another Injured in Montana Avalanche
BUTTE, Mont. (AP) — A 35-year-old San Francisco man has died in an avalanche while backcountry skiing in southwest Montana. Madison County Sheriff Phil Fortner says another skier was injured when the avalanche occurred about 1 p.m. Friday in the Tobacco Root Mountains. Fortner identified the man who died as Benjamin Hirsch-McShane, of San Francisco.