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Man killed in camp fall

By KTVA CBS 11 News 1:58 PM February 7, 2014

The incident was reported to troopers in Coldfoot just before 7 a.m. Friday

ANCHORAGE – A 64-year-old Department of Transportation worker died Friday morning after falling from a piece of equipment, Alaska State Troopers said.

Fairbanks resident William L. Evans was working at the Chandalar DOT camp when he fell and suffered life-threatening injuries. The incident was reported to troopers in Coldfoot just before 7 a.m. According to trooper dispatch, people at the camp were already attempting CPR when a trooper arrived on scene to attempt further lifesaving measures.

A helicopter with a paramedic on board flew from Alyeska Pump Station 5 to take Evans to Coldfoot, but troopers said he  succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead by pump station medics around 10:30 a.m.

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