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Snowboarder Killed in Avalanche Identified

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A snowboarder killed Monday morning after getting caught up in an avalanche at Donner Ski Ranch has now been identified as 49-year-old Steven Mark Anderson from Truckee, according to Nevada County Sheriff’s deputies.

Search and rescue teams from Nevada and Placer Counties, along with crews from Donner Ski Ranch, searched the area with ground teams and search dogs, and eventually found Anderson with the help of a dog about two to three feet under the snow.

He was pronounced dead around 2:30 p.m. Monday.

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