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Fisherman dies in Alaska after fall from boat, police say

A man has died after falling off his 75-foot (23-meter) fishing boat and into an Alaska harbor.

Ronald Cameron, 65, drowned on Monday in a harbor in Sitka after trying to tie up his Washington state-based fishing boat in sizable winds, The Bellingham Herald reported.

Sitka police said they received a report of a person floating face down in the water. Authorities located Cameron’s body and emergency workers pulled him from the water, police said in a statement.

Cameron was pronounced dead at the scene.

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