Tununak Fisherman Dies off Coast of Toksook Bay

at seaA Tununak fisherman, while fishing off of the coast of Tununak and Toksook Bay called in to report chest pains on Saturday on his vessel’s VHF.

A nearby boat responded to 57-year-old Martin Albert’s call and traveled to his vessel to find him unresponsive.

Albert was taken to the regional health clinic in Toksook Bay where he was pronounced deceased at 5 pm.

Troopers were informed of Albert’s death at 5:25 pm and next of kin were notified. 

Troopers say that no foul play is suspected in Albert’s death.