UNALASKA, Alaska (KTUU) - A crewmember died after being exposed to toxic levels of ammonia aboard a fishing boat in the Bering Sea, according to officials with the U.S. Coast Guard.

The man, who hasn’t been identified yet, was found unresponsive around 12:45 a.m. on Aug. 18 while working on the fishing vessel Northern Eagle in the Bering Sea. A Coast Guard spokesperson said the man was working “in a space of the vessel that had filled with dangerous levels of ammonia.”

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