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Minnesota Man Dies In Colorado Avalanche

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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Authorities said a Rosemount man was one of five people killed in an avalanche near Denver, Colo., earlier this week.

Joe Timlin was an avid snowboarder and worked in sales for a snowboard company, but the sport he developed a passion for ultimately cost him his life. Timlin was one of five people that died in the avalanche, according to authorities.

He grew up in Rosemount and went to school there, according to a report from the Pioneer Press.

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