Colorado avalanches have claimed another life.
A California man died after he was trapped on Mount Huron near Buena Vista.
Authorities say Jigmet Dawa was caught in about 6 feet of snow Friday when he and 2 companions attempted to cross a snowfield. Authorities say,they triggered an avalanche 15 hundred feet wide and long. The 2 companions were able to escape and call for help.
Information about the victim's age and hometown were not available.
Three other people have died in avalanches in the state this year.
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Source: http://www.nwac.noaa.gov (Northwest Weather and Avalanche Center) contributed to this report.
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