Man lost after falling overboard from fishing boat near Cordova

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Alaska State Troopers issued a dispatch Tuesday on a report of a fisherman overboard from a vessel near Main Bay in Prince William Sound.

    The dispatch says its post in Cordova received the report at about 2 a.m. last Friday morning.

    Coast Guard Sector Anchorage was notified and a search was initated.  A cutter, a patrol boat from Valdez, a helicopter and six private vessels responded to the scene and searched without success.  As a result, the search was suspended by the Coast Guard.

    Troopers identify the missing man as 29 yer old Ryan Brewster of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

     

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