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Two people injured in avalanche at Snowbasin

SNOWBASIN (News4Utah) - Two people were injured in an avalanche that occurred at Snowbasin Resort Sunday afternoon.

A pair of skiers, a brother and sister, were skiing on the black diamond run called "No Name" on the northern border of the resort when the avalanche was triggered.

The male was partially buried and was able to dig himself out, but the 23-year-old female was buried. Bystanders who watched the avalanche along with the Ski Patrol were able to dig the woman out.

Both were transported to McKay-Dee Hospital. The male was transported by ambulance and the female was transported via LifeFlight in stable condition.

The victims' names have not been released.

The avalanche threat in the area on Sunday was Moderate/Considerable.

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