Man killed when snowmachine rolls off trailer and pins him

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - A Wasilla man was killed Monday when the snowmachine he was attempting to load onto a trailer, rolled off and pinned him.

    A dispatch from Alaska State Troopers identifies the victim as 66-year-old William Len Melton.

    The incident occurred about ten miles north of the Kenai Peninsula community of Beluga in a staging area for vehicles and equipment.

    The dispatch said foul play is not evident.  Melton's body was sent to the State Medical Examiner's Office for autopsy and further investigation.


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