27 December 2013 at 1757 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in Utah. IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported one individual suffering from severe injuries following a snowmobile accident. An ambulance was utilized to transport the party to a nearby hospital for treatment; the accident resulted in a fatality.