Troopers release name of woman who died in Kuskokwim River
BETHEL, Alaska (AP) — Authorities in Bethel have identified a woman who died after a boat crash.
Alaska State Troopers on Thursday recovered the body of a woman floating face-down in the Kuskokwim River just south of the village of Napakiak (nah-PAK-ee-ak).
The state medical examiner on Friday positively identified 25-year-old Holly Mayeda as the victim.
She was last seen in a boat with 28-year-old Stacey Hoagland of Akiak (AK-ee-ak).
Hoagland is missing and search efforts continue.
Searchers on Friday located their boat submerged across from the Bethel boat launch.