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Location: Willow
Type: SAR

Dispatch Text:

On 8/3/18 at approximately 1733 hours, Alaska State Troopers received the report of a missing hiker in the area of Skyscraper Ridge of Hatchers Pass. Multiple search and rescue assets from AST and Mat-Su Borough Emergency Services were deployed to the scene. The hiker, identified as Zachary Campbell, age 18 of Wasilla, was located deceased. Preliminary investigation determined Campbell died of injuries sustained from a fall off an elevated position on the ridgeline. Campbell’s remains were removed and transferred to the State Medical Examiner’s Office. Campbell’s next of kin were notified while on scene.

Posted on 8/4/2018 2:15:07 AM by DPS\ckhavens

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