Troopers reported a fatality in an avalanche near the Matanuska Glacier that was called in at 2:11 pm on Saturday afternoon.
AST report that the avalanche occurred near the glacier between Palmer and Glennallen.
The victim, 40-year-old Erin Lee of Fairbanks, was skiing in the area at the time of the avalanche. She was picked up via helicopter after the incident and transported to the Mat-Su Regional Hospital, but was then pronounced deceased.
Erin was a popular and much-loved bartender in Fairbanks.
Her next of kin were notified of the incident.