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> Scott was killed by trauma
>from being hit by the avalanche and not from being smothered.
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This is the main cause of death in avalanche accidents.  All the
preparedness and beacons and shovels and rescuers can't save a person who
has been beat up by rocks and trees while being dragged by a slide.

A good reason to be very aware and avoid getting caught in one.

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