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.