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January 6, 2017

Vt State Police/Rutland-Lost Snowboarder-January 6, 2017- Killington Ski Resort, Killington

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

               

CASE#: 17B400118

TROOPER: S. Richardson                                                               

STATION: Rutland                     

CONTACT#: 802-773-9101

 

DATE/TIME: January 6, 2017, approximately 1250 hours

LOCATION: Killington

VIOLATION: Missing/Lost Person

 

VICTIM: Alicia Titzmann

AGE: 39

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Killington, VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

On January 6, 2017, at approximately 1250 hours, the Vermont State Police received an Emergency 911 call from a male subject advising a female in his ski party had become lost in the woods after snowboarding out of bounds off the North Ridge Triple ski trail located at the Killington Ski Resort.

 

The following agencies responded to assist: Vermont State Police Search and Rescue, Killington Volunteer Fire Department, Killington Search and Rescue, Killington First Response, Killington Ski Resort; Ski Patrol and Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles.

 

The Vermont State Police and the Killington Ski Patrol were able to communicate with Alicia through her cellular device.  Using Alicia’s cellular phone coordinates the Killington Ski Patrol was able to guide Alicia through the back county and to the Bucklin Trail.  Once Alicia was on the Bucklin Trail she was located by a member of the Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles.

 

Alicia was not injured as a result of this incident and refused all medical assistance.