The person caught in Monday's avalanche in Truman Gulch on the west side of the Bridger Mountains has been identified as a male Montana State University student from Missoula in his early 20s.

The man was snowboarding with a friend and a dog when he became caught in the avalanche this afternoon, officials said.

The man has not yet been identified and officials are not releasing information yet about his condition.

Update: The man in the avalanche was identified as Caleb Acker and is believed to have died from trauma sustained from the slide.

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