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Zachary Junkermeier, 18, of Lake Lillian, Minn., who was killed Tuesday, March 11, 2014, in an avalanche in Montana.

Senior at Minnesota high school killed in Montana avalanche

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GROVE CITY, Minn. — Students and staff in the Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City School District are mourning the loss of high school senior Zach Junkermeier, who was killed Tuesday in an avalanche in Montana.


Junkermeier, 18, of Lake Lillian, was snowmobiling with friends — including others from the Atwater and Lake Lillian community — when he was swept away by an avalanche near Cooke City, Mont.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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