Denver, Colorado 2021-06-06 17:03:47 –
Clear Creek County, Colorado — An avalanche struck Torries Peak in Clear Creek County on Sunday morning, injuring at least four hikers.
The report arrived at the Communication Center at the Clear Creek Sheriff’s Office around 9:05 am.
According to the Clear Creek County Sheriff’s Office, the whistleblower reported that the avalanche could have pushed hikers into the rocks, injuring four people.
Clear Creek County Sheriffs, EMS, Alpine Rescue Team, Summit Search and Rescue, and two medical helicopters have responded to the scene.
After arriving at the injured hikers, their injuries were determined to be minor, the sheriff’s office said. Hikers evacuated from the mountain.
by Colorado Avalanche Information CenterAlthough the possibility of avalanches is low in summer, fatal accidents occur every month throughout the year.
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