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Visitor Dies While Snowshoeing in Park

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Date: December 27, 2017
Contact: Lauren Alley, 406-888-5838

West Glacier, MT – On the afternoon of December 26, park dispatch received a call from a commercial guide that a client had collapsed while on a guided snowshoe walk along Fish Creek Road. 

Park rangers responded and continued CPR, already begun by the guide. Three Rivers Ambulance and A.L.E.R.T. Air Ambulance also responded. Efforts to resuscitate the visitor were unsuccessful.

The 64-year-old man was visiting the park from Miami, Florida with family members. 


Last updated: February 7, 2018

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