Thursday, March 13, 2014

Zach Junkermeier (High School Student/Senior) Killed In Avalanche

A senior at the ACGC in Minnesota, 18-year-old Zach Junkermeier, was killed on Tuesday when an avalanche swept him away near Cooke City, Montana. According to police, Junkermeier and six friends were riding a snowmobile near Daisy Pass/Crown Butte when an 600 feet long and 20 feet deep avalanche hit them. An investigation is underway to determine exactly what happened. However, it is believed that another snowmobile, higher up the mountain may have caused the avalanche.

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