Troopers Recover Body From Mountain Near Bird Creek

Associated Press

Alaska State Troopers are recovering a body off a mountain near Bird Creek between Anchorage and Girdwood.

A spokesman for the Alaska Mountain Rescue Group tells the Anchorage Daily News that the man may have died in an avalanche on Bird Ridge.

Troopers were summoned when the man didn’t show up for work and friends found his car in an area where he liked to hike.

The car was found in the parking lot at Bird Creek. Troopers sent a helicopter to search the area and a spotter saw the body near a mountain.

No names have been released.

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