The Canadian Press

1998-11-16 | Avalanche Trudeau

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Skiing friends of Pierre Trudeau's youngest son watched helplessly as Michel Trudeau struggled to reach shore after an avalanche swept him into a BC lake. Canadian Press reporter Scott Sutherland had this report.

Date: 1998-11-16
Placeline: NELSON, British Columbia.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 34 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << play accident occurred late Friday is the 23-year old was returning from a Backcountry track with several friends RCMP Corporal Randy cook they did see him in the water did see him struggling in the water and then see him cease to struggle you know what I mean so what do they actually saw him sink into the lake I can't I can't see the lake sits at the bottom of the Kokanee place here and is above the snowline experts say the chance of anyone surviving the bone-chilling cold is minimal search and Recovery efforts have been hampered by poor weather since the accident was reported Scott Sutherland Nelson >>