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One dead after Gallatin County avalanche

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UPDATE: The Gallatin County Sheriff's Office has identified the man killed in an avalanche south of Bridger Bowl Saturday.

According to a media release, Anthony Saracelli, 39, of Bozeman died after being caught in an avalanche around 11 Saturday morning.
The Gallatin County Sheriff's Search and Rescue responded to the area of Saddle Peak, just south of Bridger Bowl.
According to a media release, witnesses saw an avalanche on Skyline Run off Saddle Peak.
Search and Rescue volunteers at Bridger Bowl, 25 additional rescuers, avalanche dogs and helicopters assisted in the search.
Saracelli was an avid backcountry skier in Gallatin County. He was regularly featured in Outside Bozeman Magazine.


One person has died after an avalanche in Gallatin County Today.
The Gallatin County Sheriff's Search and Rescue were dispatched to the Saddle Peak area south of Bridger Bowl Ski Area at 11 Saturday morning for an avalanche.
Witnesses said they saw the avalanche on the skyline run off Saddle Peak.
Search and Rescue volunteers at Bridger Bowl, with support from 25 rescuers, avalanche dogs, and a helicopter responded.
The Gallatin County Sheriff's Office and the Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center are conducting an investigation. 

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