Separate snow rescues completed in Teton County

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Search and rescue crews helped retrieve a snowboarder caught in an avalanche and two stuck snowmobilers in separate incidents in northwest Wyoming.

Both incidents occurred Tuesday in Teton County.

The Jackson Hole News &amp; Guide <a target=”&mdash;blank” href=”http://www.jhnewsandguide.com/news/cops%E2%80%94courts/new-snow-sunny-day-mean-rash-of-rescues/article%E2%80%94616490a7-6e74-5a61-a52e-0d66dce77a5f.html”>reports</a> that at 12:19 p.m., Teton County Search and Rescue responded to an avalanche on Teton Pass.

Teton County Sheriff’s Lt. Matt Carr says an unidentified 48-year-old snowboarder was carried and hit a tree, injuring his leg.

The snowboarder was with three other people who were uninjured.

The injured party was taken to St. John’s Medical Center.

At 4:15 p.m., another call came in for two snowmobilers who were stuck.

Carr says Fremont County rescuers responded and retriever the snowmobilers, who were not hurt.

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Information from: Jackson Hole (Wyo.) News And Guide, <a target=”&mdash;blank” href=”http://www.jhnewsandguide.com”>http://www.jhnewsandguide.com</a>

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