Hiker Killed in Fall at Skyscrapers Ridge

    Willow, Alaska (KINY) A teenager fell from an elevated position while hiking and was found dead after a search by authorities.

    Alaska State Troopers said Zachary Campbell, 18, had gone hiking in the area of Skyscrapers Ridge near Hatcher Pass on Friday.  When he didn't return as scheduled, his hiking companions called authorities.

    A search that included Alaska State Troopers, and Mat-Su Borough Search and rescue, found Campbell dead late Friday.

    His body was taken to the State Medical Examiners Office for further investigation.

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