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Person Killed in Avalanche South of Aspen, the 2nd Deadly Colorado Avalanche This Month
PITKIN COUNTY, Co (KMGH) -- A man was killed in an avalanche near the Markley Hut southeast of Ashcroft on Monday – the second deadly avalanche in a matter of weeks in Colorado. The Pitkin County Sheriff’s Office said Monday morning that the avalanche caught one man in its path and that the person had died. The sheriff’s office said deputies and Mountain Rescue Aspen were developing a plan to retrieve the person around 11:30 a.m.