1 dead, 3 injured in avalanche near Vail
VAIL — One person is dead and three others are injured following an avalanche in the backcountry near Vail.
Eagle County Sheriff’s spokeswoman Jessie Mosher says the slide happened at around 11:30 a.m. today in the East Vail Chutes, which is between Vail Mountain and Vail Pass.
She says the three survivors don’t have life-threatening injuries. Crews are working to get them out of the area.