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April 28, 2014 at 6:05 AM

Injured skier rescued from Snoqualmie Pass

The Associated Press

The skier injured in an avalanche Sunday near Snoqualmie Pass has been carried out and taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.

Rescuers had to hike in and rescue the skier by ground overnight, because weather prevented a helicopter rescue.

The skier reportedly suffered two broken legs in the backcountry near Alpental.

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