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Man found dead with ‘significant head injuries’ likely fell to his death, police say

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In Unalaska, police say the man whose body was found in a creek Monday probably fell to his death. Gregg Kortesma, 45, was pronounced dead at the scene after a pair of local hikers discovered his body in Ruth Rock Creek at end of Captains Bay, said Michael Holman, Unalaska's director of Public Safety.
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Mudslide hits Alaska Railroad train near Cantwell

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A mudslide hit an Alaska Railroad train Wednesday near Cantwell. The slide came down about 4:30 a.m. near track mile 322, hitting a northbound freight train, Alaska Railroad spokesman Tim Sullivan said. “The train did not derail. There were no injuries,” Sullivan said. “And at this point the train is moved out of that spot and we are currently clearing it out with excavators.” Passenger trains were delayed Wednesday and some railroad passengers were moved by bus, Sullivan said.
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