North Pole Man Killed In Chainsaw Accident

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At 5:30 on Monday evening, Alaska State Troopers received a report of a deceased man in the woods near a residence off of Cloverleaf Drive in North Pole.

AST responded and located 48-year-old Robert J. Grill of North Pole deceased near his residence.

Investigation revealed Grill was cutting trees with a chain saw when an incident occurred.

Grill suffered a severe chain saw cut to his neck which resulted in his death.

Troopers do not believe foul play was involved and closed the investigation.