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2 Utah brothers die after being buried in avalanche

Authorities say two Utah brothers are dead after being caught in an avalanche, despite their parents' efforts to revive them.

The Wasatch County Sheriff's office says a Heber City family was snowmobiling near town Friday when three children were swept away in a small avalanche.

One child was OK, but a 14-year-old boy and an 8-year-old boy were buried in the snow slide that ran down to a creek.

The office says the boys were located after about 30 minutes and the parents performed CPR until a helicopter rushed them to a hospital.

But despite extensive efforts to resuscitate them, both boys died.

Sheriff Todd Bonner says he thinks he can speak for the community in saying of the family: "We love them, we look up to them, and we will do anything we can to help them through this."

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