By Caroleine James
Wrangell Sentinel reporter 

One safe and one missing after boat accident near Point Baker


December 1, 2022

Former Wrangell residents Kelsey Leak and Arne Dahl were involved in a boating accident late Sunday afternoon. By mid-

afternoon Monday, Leak had been picked up by a nearby fishing vessel. As of Tuesday morning, Dahl had not been found.

The couple was boating near Point Baker and Point Protection, roughly 40 nautical miles west of Wrangell.

Leak, who survived the accident, spent Sunday night on one of the West Rocks, in the area around Point Baker and Point Protection.

“That was a feat by itself,” said Wrangell Fire Department Chief Tim Buness. “The temperatures, we probably had 26 degrees. To...

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