Local Fisherman and Alaska Troopers Successfully Rescued Homer Man
Jamie Snedden was rescued over the weekend after being taken 300 yards offshore by a chunk of ice.
On Saturday morning, a man floating out to sea on a large chunk of ice in Cook Inlet was rescued by a local charter fishing captain and Alaska State Troopers.
According to the Troopers Dispatch, Jamie Snedden, of Homer. was about 300 yards offshore, submerged in the water, clinging to a chunk of ice with only his head and arms visible when he was pulled aboard the F/V Misty, captained by Shane Blakely of Driftwood Charters.
Troopers arrived on the scene shortly after, transported Snedden to the Anchor Point Boat Launch and a local EMS team. They delivered Snedden to South Peninsula Hospital where he was treated for hypothermia and, according to troopers, is expected to recover.