by Kevin MacMillan and Christopher Rosacker
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December 25, 2012
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Avalanche claims second life at Donner

Two people were killed and two injured in avalanches across the central Sierra.

Search teams at Donner Ski Ranch in eastern Nevada County have recovered a man's body after a Monday morning avalanche, sheriff's officials said.

Truckee resident Steven Mark Anderson, 49, was identified as the man who was found Monday afternoon at Donner Ski Ranch.

Nevada County Sheriff's Department shortly received a report that the man was overdue around noon Monday, and he feared the man may have been caught up in an avalanche that occurred at the ski resort sometime around 9:30 a.m., said Sgt. Bob Jakobs.

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