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One person dead following incident at SilverStar Mountain Resort

SilverStar Resort near Vernon BC. SilverStar Mountain Resort

One person has died following an incident at SilverStar Mountain Resort on Saturday.

Early reports suggested there may have been an avalanche but according to Ian Jenkins, SilverStar spokesperson, “there are no indications at this time that an avalanche occurred.”

He confirmed that the incident happened in the Powder Gulch area.

“In the wake of Saturdays incident, we at SilverStar Mountain Resort offer our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of the deceased,” Jenkins said.

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SilverStar was unable to comment further as RCMP have now taken over the investigation.

Global News reached out to RCMP for more information.

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