March 21, 2016 7:53 am

Man from Seattle dies in snowmobile accident near Pemberton

The man died in an accident on the Appa Glacier.

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A man from Seattle has died in a snowmobiling accident near Pemberton.

It happened Saturday morning on the Appa Glacier, south of Pemberton, in the headwaters of Rutherford Creek.

The man was snowmobiling with a group of friends when he fell about 35 metres down into a crevasse.

He was found by his party a short time later.

Police have not released the man’s identity at this time.

 

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