Aaron Burmeister Leads Iditarod Teams Into Huslia

Aaron Burmeister. (Photo by Josh Edge, APRN - Anchorage)
Aaron Burmeister. (Photo by Josh Edge, APRN – Anchorage)

Nome musher Aaron Burmeister was the first to reach Huslia Thursday night. He was followed by reigning Iditarod champion Dallas Seavey and rookie Thomas Waerner.

A 3-year-old sled dog named Wyatt on Lance Mackey’s team died suddenly Thursday afternoon between Tanana and Ruby. Iditarod officials say a necropsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death.

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