Washington Avalanche

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Three skiers were killed in an avalanche near a ski resort in Washington on Sunday.

There were 12 people buried in the snow when the avalanche hit the back side of Stevens Pass in the Cascade mountains, the Star Tribune reported.

Katie Larson, a spokeswoman for the King's County Sheriff's Office, said that all of the skiers were experienced and had the appropriate equipment," but "nature happened."

They performed CPR on the three men to no avail, Larson said.

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