Avalanche Victim Identified

On February 26, 2019, Gallatin County Dispatch Center received a call of an avalanche in the Truman Gulch canyon. Gallatin County Search and Rescue, Bridger Ski Patrol, Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center, and Central Helicopters responded to the scene.

Two skiers in the area observed the skier who was caught in the avalanche, they quickly located the skier and attempted to resuscitate.

Thirty-six year-old Peter Lazar of Bozeman was pronounced dead at the scene due to injuries sustained from the avalanche.

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