ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KINY) The name of a skier killed in an avalanche was released today by Alaska State Troopers.
Troopers said Randall Bergt, 60, of Anchorage was killed in the avalanche on Tuesday.
Troopers said they were notified around 2:30 p.m. Wednesday of the avalanche in the Hatcher Pass area in which a skier was missing. Hatcher Pass is a glacial valley near Wasilla, Alaska, that's a favorite with recreational skiers and snowboarders.
Medical and rescue crews were dispatched to the scene. At the time of the avalanche, three skiers had been in the area.
The missing skier was found but efforts to revive him were unsuccessful.