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Coroner identifies body of skier who went missing near Keystone

(Photo: MGN Online)

(Photo: MGN Online)

KEYSTONE, Colo. — The body of a skier who went missing after an avalanche in the backcountry area south of Keystone Ski Resort was found Tuesday.

According to a release from Summit County, crews located the skier’s body at about 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday in a backcountry avalanche south of Keystone Ski Resort.

Late Tuesday afternoon, the victim was identified by the Summit County Coroner as Kevin Kuybus of Highlands Ranch, Colo.

The coroner determined the cause of death to be “blunt force chest trauma.”

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