Video captures avalanche in Colorado roaring onto highway, covering cars with snow

Motorist on I-70 in Colorado captures an avalanche coming down with smartphone camera

A deposit of * a href="https://newswire.storyful.com/storylines/*/stories/217020" target="_blank" rel="nofollow noopener" *fresh snow created a large avalanche on a Colorado highway in the Ten Mile Canyon area on Sunday, March 3.

"It was not a controlled slide". It shows snow covering a pickup ahead of his vehicle before the snow sweeps down to his vehicle, completely covering the windshield. He posted the video to Facebook.

Shaune Golemon was driving on I-70 when his daughter noticed the wall of snow that was barreling down the mountain toward their auto. "It's exciting, but pretty nerve wracking, because you don't know when it's going to stop".

The Colorado Department of Transportation said not enough snow made it onto I-70 to impact drivers.

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Colorado's Avalanche Information Center recorded 807 avalanches in February, 444 of which were triggered naturally.

The accompanying footage, captured by Shaune Golemon and shared with Denver 7 News, shows the snow slide seemingly burying a white truck with a family inside. "Dangerous human-triggered avalanches are very likely".

A rescue volunteer was driving through the Colorado Rockies to help with an "unrelated vehicle-recovery mission" when an avalanche crashed down in front of him, the Summit Daily reported. No one was hurt or trapped.

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