Friday, July 5, 2013

Man dies in fall aboard vessel in Chignik Lagoon

From the Alaska State Troopers:

Location: Chignik Lagoon
Type: Accidental death
On 7/4/13 at about 2140 hours, AST received a report of a death aboard a boat in Chignik Lagoon. Investigation determined Joey J. Paul, 25, of Dillingham, was working on the 38-foot F/V Aleut Sisters when he fell into an area near the engine of the boat. Paul was retrieved from the boat and transported to the Chignik Lagoon Clinic where he was pronounced deceased. The state medical examiner's office was contacted and an autopsy was requested. Next of kin have been notified. Foul play is not suspected in this incident.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Any relation to the brothers from Kipnuk? A tough week for the Paul family. Prayers for the survivors.