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Jamie Pierre killed in Utah avalanche

Originally Published: November 13, 2011
By Megan Michelson | ESPN.com

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Pro skier Jamie Pierre was killed in an avalanche on Sunday afternoon in the backcountry of Utah's Snowbird Ski Area, which is not yet open for the winter season.

Salt Lake City's Unified Police Department confirmed Pierre's death with ESPN.com on Sunday night. This is the first avalanche fatality of the winter season.

"We got the call about 3:13 p.m. this ...

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