03/08/2014 08:35 EST | Updated 05/08/2014 05:59 EDT

One person in hospital after pulled from avalanche in Okanagan

VERNON, B.C. - Vernon Search and Rescue says one person was caught in an avalanche near Keefer Lake in B.C.'s Okanagan region.

Search manager Pete Wise says the person was pulled from the slide Saturday afternoon, put on advanced life support and rushed to hospital.

RCMP are on scene.