Alaska State Troopers are investigating the death of an injured diver near Ketchikan.
Tuesday at 10:30 a.m., a ship called the FV Ostrich placed a mayday requesting help for a diver in need of assistance.
The U.S. Coast Guard responded and transported the diver to a hospital in Ketchikan, where he was identified as 32-year-old Levi Adams of Leawood, Kan., and pronounced dead.
Adams' next of kin has been notified, but the cause and circumstances of his death remain unclear.
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