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Zachary Junkermeier, 18, of Lake Lillian, was killed Tuesday in an avalanche while snowmobiling in Montana. (Submitted photo)

Avalanche victim from Lake Lillian identified


ATWATER – The Montana snowmobile avalanche victim from Minnesota has been identified as Zach Joseph Junkermeier, 18, of Lake Lillian.

Junkermeier’s name was confirmed by family through the Peterson Brothers Funeral Home of Atwater.

He was a student at Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City High School in Grove City.

The snowmobiler died Tuesday of injuries suffered in an avalanche near Crown Butte, according to the Park County Sheriff’s Office of Livingston, Mont.

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