Monday, October 23, 2017

Death reported on Bering Sea vessel

From the Alaska State Troopers:

Location: Dutch Harbor
Type: Death Investigation
On 10/20/17 a death was reported on the F/V Seafisher, a 230-foot catcher-processor in the Bering Sea. The deceased person is David Thok, 42, of Auburn, Wash. Thok reportedly was on shift when he collapsed and became unresponsive. CPR was performed by the vessel's medical officers under telephonic supervision of a physician. Thok was declared dead after resuscitation efforts were not successful. The incident was witnessed by several coworkers and there are no apparent indications of criminal activity. Next of kin have been notified. Thok's body was transported to Dutch Harbor and on to the state medical examiner's office.

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