UPDATE: Troopers detail events leading to Alaska man's death

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ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - July 11 Update:

Alaska State Troopers have released further information about how Charles Lundin died, following an online report stating he was found dead underneath a four-wheeler.

"Mr. Lundin was apparently driving the four-wheeler into the back of a pick-up," said Tim DeSpain, spokesperson for AST. "There was a ramp on a steep angle and the four wheeler flipped. This was at a residence where he had been house sitting in Hollis."

For further information, including the exact cause of death related to the accident, DeSpain said Lundin's body is being sent to the state medical examiner's office in Anchorage.

Original Story:

A man in a small town on Prince of Wales Island was pronounced dead on Saturday, after he was found lying beneath an overturned four wheeler.

Charles Lundin, age 63 of Hollis, was pronounced dead at the scene after Alaska State Troopers say they were called to perform a welfare check on him.

The call came in just after 8 a.m. on Saturday, July 7. Alaska State Troopers reported the death in an online dispatch the evening of Monday, July 9.

The exact cause of Lundin's death, and why the welfare check was requested, were not immediately released. KTUU has reached out to Alaska State Troopers for more information.

Troopers say that Lundin's family has been notified of his passing.



 
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