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Pelican man dies in ATV accident

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SITKA, ALASKA The ATV struck the poontoon of an awaiting float plane and tumbled into the water, where it sank. A local diver recovered Clausen 20 minutes later, according to a report from Alaska State Troopers.

Alcohol was not a factor. State Troopers from the Juneau office responded to the incident.

Clauson was a well known commercial troller in southeast Alaska. He built the fishing vessel “Lightly”.

He was traveling to Sitka to visit family for the holidays.

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