2 survivors of deadly Oregon avalanche towed by sled to town for helicopter evacuation

  • by: JEFF BARNARD , Associated Press
  • Updated: February 12, 2014 - 10:05 PM

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Wrapped in blankets and tucked into rescue sleds, two backcountry skiers with broken legs were towed Wednesday out of a remote spot in the Wallowa Mountains of northeastern Oregon where an avalanche killed two of their companions. The bodies were left behind until the risk of another avalanche subsides.

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