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Elfin Cove woman dies in boating collision


ANCHORAGE (AP) — A 44-year-old woman has died in a boating collision near Elfin Cove in southeast Alaska.

Alaska State Troopers say they Elfin Cove resident Elizabeth Eskelin died after the skiff she was traveling in with four others struck something in the water. Troopers were notified by the Coast Guard shortly after 1:30 a.m. Thursday.

According to troopers, several of the people in the boat were ejected into the water when the collision occurred.

Troopers say the four survivors were taken to Juneau for medical treatment. Their conditions were not immediately available.

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