Bonney Lake Police Officer James Larsen.
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– “Bonney Lake officer among 2 killed in avalanche”
“A Bonney Lake police officer was among two people killed Saturday afternoon in an avalanche near Cle Elum, city officials announced.
“Officer James Larsen, 41, and Zach Roundtree, 27, were killed about 1:30 p.m. after the avalanche hit them while they were snowmobiling near Esmeralda Peak.”
“Larsen, a Buckley resident, was a 14-year veteran of the Bonney Lake Police Department who previously worked for the Yelm Police Department. He is survived by his parents and two sisters,” by Kenny Ocker, Tacoma News-Tribune.