AK: teen killed while hunting
Homer woman shot while hunting on Kalgin Island
August 24, 2009
Hannah Frye, 18, dies at Anchorage hospital
A Homer woman was shot while hunting last Friday morning on Kalgin
Island. Hannah R. Frye, 18, was declared dead at Providence Alaska Medical
Center, Anchorage, after being flown there by an Alaska Air National Guard
helicopter medical team. Kalgin Island is a popular moose hunting area about
25 miles west of Kenai in upper Cook Inlet.
Frye is the daughter of Cameron and Rebecca Frye of Homer. She had been
hunting with two other people nearby on the island, Alaska State Troopers
said in a release last week. Troopers have not yet released the names of
other people involved or details of the shooting pending completion of an
investigation. Witnesses have been contacted.
The Fryes are members of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, Homer.
Buzz Brown, a Jehovah's Witness minister, met with the congregation on
Saturday to inform them of the tragedy.
"There's a lot of support going on," Brown said.
Of the shooting, Brown said, "It was a pure accident that could happen to
Services for Frye have been tentatively scheduled for Sept. 5 in Homer at
a time and place to be announced.
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