Colorado skier, 30, dies in avalanche |

Colorado skier, 30, dies in avalanche

SALT LAKE CITY ” A man who was caught in an avalanche while skiing at the Canyons resort was from Colorado.

The Summit County Sheriff’s Office says Jesse R. Williams, 30, of Grand Junction, Colo., was killed in the slide Sunday.

Williams was skiing in an area within the northern boundary of the resort when the avalanche hit around 11 a.m. Sunday. The sheriff’s office released his name Monday.

Sheriff’s Sgt. Justin Martinez said an 11-year-old boy who was also caught in the avalanche was upgraded Monday to critical but stable condition. The boy’s family asked not to have his name released.

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