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Body found of man missing after boat overturned near Nome

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska search and rescue team has recovered the body of one of two men who were reported missing after a gold mining dredge vessel overturned in high waves outside of Nome. The Anchorage Daily News reported that Nome Fire Chief Jim West Jr. says the search for a second missing man will continue. A searcher found the body washed ashore about 8 miles west of the boat debris Sunday. Authorities say the boat overturned Thursday night. One of the three men on board reached shore in a raft and was found along a highway. He was taken to a hospital and treated for hypothermia.


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