Kasilof man dies in car accident

A Saturday night car accident on Kalifornsky Beach Road left a Kasilof man dead.

The man, Billy Duncan, 26, was pronounced dead on scene. Alaska State Troopers responded to a report of a single-vehicle accident near Mile 1 of Kalifornsky Beach Road around 11:40 p.m. Saturday night, according to a trooper dispatch. The person who reported the accident didn’t know the location of the driver, and at first, troopers found the car empty.

A few minutes after arriving, they found Duncan about 50 feet away, unconscious, according to the dispatch.

“CPR was initiated,” the dispatch states. “However, at 12:06 a.m., Central Emergency Services medics pronounced Duncan deceased.”

Further investigation shows that alcohol “was a factor in this incident,” the dispatch states. No one else was in the car at the time of the crash.

Reach Elizabeth Earl at elizabeth.earl@peninsulaclarion.com.

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