Hospital CEO: Victim of New Mexico avalanche has died

A hospital official says one of the people pulled from the snow after an avalanche at a ski resort in New Mexico has died

TAOS, N.M. -- A hospital official says one of the people pulled from the snow after an avalanche at a ski resort in New Mexico has died.

CEO Bill Patten of Holy Cross Medical Center in Taos says the 22-year-old man had been brought to the hospital.

Patten said he couldn't provide the man's name or specifics involving his injuries.

University of New Mexico Hospital spokeswoman Cindy Foster in Albuquerque said Friday that another avalanche victim remained in critical condition. She said she couldn't release any additional information.

The avalanche crashed down a mountainside Thursday at Taos Ski Valley, 124 miles (151 kilometers) northeast of Albuquerque.