Snowmobiler dies after getting buried in avalanche in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY, UT - FEBRUARY 18: A general view of the Salt Lake City skyline taken during the 2002 Winter Olympic Games on February 18, 2002 in Salt Lake CIty, Utah. ( Photo by: Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

A snowmobiler was found dead after authorities said he was buried in 22 feet of snow. 

The Utah County's Sheriff's Office said they found the body of a 38-year-old man in an avalanche in Pole Canyon near Cedar Fort Monday night. 

According to FOX 13, authorities said the man was snowmobiling with "with a friend and going from the Tooele County side of the mountain to the Utah County side."

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The news outlet reported the friend made it out and called for help. Both men had beacons that transmitted signals to give their exact locations. 

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The cause of the avalanche remains undetermined. 

This story was reported from Los Angeles.