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Troopers and PSAR locate lost hiker on Raven's Roost Trail


On Sunday, Oct. 30 at approximately 8:55 p.m. Alaska State Troopers received a report of a Search & Rescue for a hiker who was lost on Raven’s Roost Trail in Petersburg. Investigation revealed Dwight Carlson, age 46 of Indiana, had lost the trail while attempting to hike back to Petersburg and called 911 from his cell phone.

Carlson was uninjured but not prepared to spend the night in the cold. Petersburg Search & Rescue responded and located Carlson just after midnight. No injuries were reported and Carlson was escorted safely off the trail. AST would like to thank the volunteers who re...

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