Clam Gulch Teen Dies as ATV Strikes Setnet Gear

This past Saturday, July 20th, 2013, just before 12:45, the Alaska State Troopers responded the scene of a single vehicle accident on the Clam Gulch Beach in Clam Gulch.

EMS Crews with Central Emergency Services as well as EMS crews from Ninilchik responded to the scene with Troopers and located 15-year-old Peter J. Janke of Clam Gulch.

Troopers say that Janke deceased after he struck a setnet cable anchored into the bluff while riding a 4-wheeler.

Next of kin was notified.

Janke’s remains have been sent to the State Medical Examiner’s for autopsy.

Investigation is ongoing.

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