Snowboarder Killed By Ice Tunnel Collapse On Mt. Hood

Snowboarder Killed By Ice Tunnel Collapse On Mt. Hood

ALL

Snowboarder Killed By Ice Tunnel Collapse On Mt. Hood

By

A search team has found the body of 25-year-old snowboarder Collin Backowski who was killed after a tunnel he was snowboarding through collapsed on Oregon’s Mt. Hood.

23038963_BG6

Twelve people used chainsaws and other hand tools to dig his body out from under 8 to 10 feet of snow and ice. In total, they moved several tons of debris by hand, the sheriff’s office said.

Backowski, of Pines, Colorado, was part of a group with six other snowboarders.

He had gotten farther ahead of the group when the ice tunnel collapsed.

Two others were hit with debris but not hurt.

The group tried to dig Backowski out, but could not break through the ice and snow.

Read more at CNN.com

 

More Unofficial Networks