Alaska State Troopers report fatal boat accident in Napakiak
Editor's note: This story was updated. An earlier version stated that the victim was from Napakiak.
A Tuntutuliak woman has died after a boat she was on sank.
Alaska State Troopers said that they got a report at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 8, that two people on a boat coming from Napakiak were overdue.
According to the report, a search was launched and a Tuntutuliak Village Police Officer found the boat submerged upriver. Marcella Jimmie, 44, was found dead and a man was found on the riverbank wet and hypothermic.
Troopers said that they’ve notified the next of kin and are still investigating.