Man presumed drowned in Copper River

    Glennallen, Alaska (KINY) - Alaska State Troopers said Barry Yocom, 68, of Wasilla, was swept down the river near Obrien Creek and the Copper River in Chitina on Wednesday.

    Troopers report that Yocom was operating an Argo XTV while attempting to cross the creek when it was swept into the Copper River.

    Alaska State Troopers and Wildlife Troopers searched the air by ground, water and air.  The official search has been called off.

    A local jet boat charter business assisted in the water search.

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