Henry Alexie boat accident: A young man has died in a devastating incident on the Kuskokwim River and there are fears for another after a small boat collided with a towed barge whereabouts.
Alaska State Troopers reported the unfortunate collision between a 14-foot boat driven by 22-year-old Henry Alexiee of Atmatruk and a 285-foot barge A rear collision occurred. The massive barge is being towed by a smaller 119-foot tugboat.
Authorities were alerted to the tragic incident around 4:40 p.m. That fateful Wednesday happened near the community of Oscarville, which sits along the Kuskokwim River. Oscarville is located about six miles downstream from Bethel.
In an effort to save Henry Alexiee’s life, the barge’s crew acted quickly, rescuing him from the depths of the river and taking life-saving measures. Despite their best efforts, unfortunately, they were unable to revive him.
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In loving memory of Henry Alexie, a true friend who filled our lives with smiles and kindness. Henry Alexie had a heart of gold, always ready to lend a hand and share a laugh. Their warmth and caring nature made the world a better place. Though they may be gone, their spirit lives on in our hearts. Rest in peace, dear friend, you’ll always be remembered with love and gratitude.
Our hearts are heavy with the loss of our dear friend, Henry Alexie. Their departure has left a void that words cannot fill. Henry Alexie was a shining light in our lives, offering comfort in times of need and sharing laughter in times of joy. Their absence is deeply felt, but we find solace in the countless memories we created together.
As we grieve together, let us remember the joy they brought into our lives and the enduring bond of friendship we shared. Though they are no longer with us, their spirit lives on in the love and memories they leave behind. Rest in peace, dear Henry Alexie.
Henry Alexie’s Obituary and Funeral Arrangements will be released by the Family members.
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