Washington man apparently drowns at Yakutat docks

    Yakutat, Alaska (KINY) - A fishermen working on the fishing vessel Provider, fell into the water and died on August 9, Yakutat Police report.

    Franklyn Fox, 31, fell into the water just before midnight.  Officials received a 911 distress call and quickly responded to try and save the man.

    A search and rescue operation was conducted by the Yakutat Department of Public Safety but paramedics and the Yakutat Community Health Center were unable to revive the man.

    An investigation into the death is ongoing.

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