Teen dies in crash of four-wheeler outside Unalakleet
Oct. 26, 2017
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska State Troopers say a teenager in a western Alaska village died after crashing his all-terrain vehicle.
The body of 18-year-old Levi Sagoonick of Shaktoolik was found near a wrecked four-wheeler outside the village of Unalakleet (YOO-nah-lah-kleet).
Troopers say the ATV struck a water pipe near the landfill south of the village.
Troopers took a call on the crash shortly after 12:30 p.m. Tuesday,
Sagoonick had been seen the night before driving the four-wheeler through the village.
Troopers say he was not wearing a helmet.
The state medical examiner will conduct an autopsy.