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A skier has died from an avalanche west of Aspen

Posted: 7:57 PM, Apr 08, 2018
Updated: 2018-04-08 21:57:58-04

A back country skier was killed in an avalanche west of Aspen Highlands Ski Resort Sunday.

There were two skiers caught in the avalanche, resulting in one fatality.

There is currently an avalanche warning in effect until 6 a.m. Monday in Aspen. 

Although ski season is coming to an end people are encouraged to visit  http://avalanche.state.co.us/  before going to the back country.

The identity of the skier has not yet been released.