One dead in rafting accident on Matanuska River

One person died when a raft overturned on the Matanuska River east of Chickaloon Saturday, the Alaska State Troopers said.

Troopers were called to the scene, near Mile 105 of the Glenn Highway in the Glacier View area, early Sunday afternoon, said troopers spokesman Tim DeSpain.

Many details about what happened were still unclear, DeSpain said.

"It was reported that four people were in a raft, which overturned. Three got out OK. One is deceased," he said.

The victim's identity has not...

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