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Thread: Death on Reed Lakes trail

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jul 2008

    Default Death on Reed Lakes trail

    Tried to hike yesterday and was turned back by a ranger once we got to the trailhead...haven't seen anything on ADN yet.

    Curious as to what happened...

  2. #2

    Default Sad to hear about it

    from the trooper dispatch:
    Location: Palmer
    Case number: 10-51989
    Type: Death Investigation
    Text: On 6/13/10 at approximately 1457 hours, Alaska State Troopers
    received a report of a deceased person in the area of mile 3.5 Arc Angel
    Road, Hatcher Pass. Investigation revealed that Frederick Simmons, age
    48, of Wasilla, passed away due to natural causes while hiking on the
    trail in Hatcher Pass. No foul play is suspected. Alaska State Parks
    Ranger responded to the scene and assisted with the investigation.
    State Medical Examiner's Office was notified and responded to the scene
    to take custody of the body. Next of kin was notified.
    Author: CKC0
    Received Wednesday, June 16, 2010 5:16 PM and posted Wednesday, June 16, 2010 5:48 PM


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