A skier reported overdue and missing Tuesday afternoon was found dead that evening, the apparent victim of an avalanche near Snoqualmie Pass.
The King County Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday the skier, a 36-year-old Snoqualmie man, was found about 9 p.m. in a debris field.
David Miller died from injuries he received in an avalanche, according to King County medical examiners.
The man, whose name has not been released, had told a friend about his skiing trip to Red Mountain. He was to be off the mountain by 1 p.m. and when he didn’t check in, the friend called police at 2:45 p.m.
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Officers found the man’s car with a dog inside at a trailhead parking lot.
Searchers said the skier, when found, was wearing hiking boots and his skis were still in his pack.