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11:30 a.m. — Pitkin County Sheriff's Office said an avalanche occurred this morning outside Aspen in the area of Markley Hut. One person died. This is a developing story. Stay with Denver7 for updates.
Our office has been notified of an avalanche outside Aspen, in the area of the Markley Hut. The slide caught one individual & has claimed the life of that individual. Deputies & @MtnRescueAspen are making a plan now. Updates will be available as we learn more information. pic.twitter.com/pbFF3Tg1Fd— Pitkin Co. Sheriff (@PitkinSheriff) January 21, 2019