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1 Nelson police officer dead, 1 critically injured in avalanche


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Nelson Police Council said one police officer was killed and a second seriously injured in an avalanche near Kaslo in southeastern BC.

Nelson Police Council said officers were attacked while riding a sled

BC avalanche file photo A Nelson police officer was killed and another injured in an avalanche near Kaslo, BC, an hour’s drive north of Nelson. (Ministry of Transport BC)

Nelson Police Council said one police officer was killed and a second seriously injured in an avalanche near Kaslo in southeastern BC.

The council said that two officers were hit by an avalanche while riding a sled.

Canadian avalanche Sunday warning BC’s snow cover this year is unusually weak and will be more susceptible to avalanches.

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