Ashleigh Nicole Cox Dead: BYU Student Was Buried in Tibble Fork Reservoir Avalanche
More in US News
Snipers Attack on Power Grid Points to Threats Outside of Cyber
Storm Brings Snow, Rain to Pacific Northwest
45,000 in Pa. Remain Without Power After Ice Storm
Ashleigh Nicole Cox, a student at BYU, is dead after getting buried by an avalanche near Tibble Fork Reservoir in Utah on Saturday.
Cox, 21, was snowshoeing with several other people when the avalanche happened.
Emergency responders dug her out, but she was buried for about 40 minutes and was not breathing when they got to her.
Her heart began beating again a little later and she was treated at the Utah Valley Regional Medical Center, reported the Salt Lake Tribune.
However, Cox died on Sunday evening after being taken off life support, reported KSL.
The Utah Avalanche Center has issued a red level advisory, warning people of high avalanche risk.