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Saint Marys man dead in ATV accident
A Saint Marys man has died in a one-vehicle crash involving an all-terrain vehicle.
Alaska State Troopers say in a web posting that 27-year-old Joe Bryan Joe died at the scene of the accident, near the confluence of the Andreafsky and Yukon rivers.
Troopers were notified of the death about 5 a.m. Tuesday.
Joe's next-of-kin have been notified, and the body will be sent to Anchorage for an autopsy.
A passenger on the ATV received minor injuries, and was treated at a local clinic.
Troopers say alcohol and poor weather are believed to have played a role in the accident.