ATV crash kills Egegik man

Posted: Thursday, August 10, 2000

ANCHORAGE (AP) -- An 18-year-old man died after he crashed his all-terrain vehicle in the Bristol Bay village of Egegik, Alaska State Troopers said Wednesday.

Brandon F. Chmiel of Egegik was speeding on his four-wheeler Tuesday when he lost control of the vehicle, trooper spokesman Greg Wilkinson said.

Chmiel, who suffered head and other injuries, was medivaced to King Salmon about 50 miles northeast. He died while en route to King Salmon.

Wilkinson said Chmiel was not wearing a helmet.

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