Worker dies on Dalton Highway

A State Department of Transportation worker died from a fall Friday at the DOT Chandalar Camp on the Dalton Highway,  300 miles north of Fairbanks..  

State Troopers say 64 year old William  Evans died after falling from a grader onto concrete at the camp.

Workers at the camp reported that Evans had fallen from a piece of heavy equipment and they were performing CPR on him. A trooper arrived on the scene and assisted with lifesaving efforts

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating the incident.

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